Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine suffered a displaced distal fibula fracture just above his ankle during his visit to East Palestine last week in the aftermath of the toxic Norfolk Southern train derailment, according to local reports.
DeWine’s office confirmed with FOX8 Cleveland that the governor will need to wear a boot for the next few weeks as he recovers.
DeWine told the Columbus Dispatch that his “foot caught on something” while walking down the stairs of the First Church of Christ in East Palestine on Tuesday.
“I’m fine,” the governor told the paper Sunday. “I’m just not walking my dog as much.”
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