MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (WISH) - Hospital officials in Chicago say a 6-year-old boy who fell into a sand dune and was trapped for several hours has been upgraded to good condition.
Nathan Woessner, 6, spent more than three hours buried under 11 feet of sand last week after he fell into a massive Indiana sand dune.
His family says he was playing on the dune, called Mount Baldy, when he dropped partially into it, authorities say. While they were trying to dig him out, the dune collapsed.
He was taken to Comer Children's Hospital in Chicago where hospital officials released the following update Saturday:
"Nathan continues to improve, and he has been upgraded to good condition."
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