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South Dakota man works to get back behind the wheel

December 15, 2016

Taking the Wheel from Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals on Vimeo.

A South Dakota over-the-road truck driver fell on the job 1,200 miles from his home. Rodney Guthmiller was preparing to unload his trailer on Jan. 13 in Jerome, Idaho, when he fell, suffering a traumatic brain injury.

He was airlifted to the nearest trauma hospital and stabilized before coming to Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital-Lincoln for his recovery. Watch the video above to see his remarkable journey and the support from his employer, family and friends.