Pete Hedges Injured at Winery

Pete Hedges, head winemaker for Hedges Family Estate on Red Mountain, was injured Monday morning while repairing the grape press.

Pete, head winemaker for the family owned winery since 2002, fell while repairing a leak in the press, said Sarah Hedges Goedhart, assistant winemaker. He was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland with a fractured vertebrae, punctured lung and broken ribs.
Our prayers are with you and your family Pete, get well.

Update: Pete is doing well, two titanium rods and twelve pins have straightened his spine.
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