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Marine injured in DUI crash making miraculous recovery

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ESCONDIDO (CBS 8) - A decorated Marine critically injured by at 21-year-old accused drunk driver is showing some major improvement Friday.

David Smith is now out of the ICU, and will be transferred to another hospital for treatment.

Doctors say Smith suffered an internal decapitation. Ninety-six percent of people who suffer this die instantly.

In this News 8 video report, Jeff Zevely reports from Palomar Medical Center with Smith's amazing recovery.

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