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Fundraiser for Wattiers Breaks the Bank

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of gym goers sweated it out for a good cause Saturday morning. Now a Lane County deputy and his wife have even more help on their side.

Drew and Michelle Wattier were victims of a hit-and-run crash while vacationing in Mexico. Both are in stable but serious condition. Michelle has started speaking. Drew is still not awake.

International Fitness held a fundraiser Saturday morning where Drew is a member. Participants were asked to attend a class and donate $10. In all the gym raised $2,250.

“We were pretty blown away there were some 50s and $100 bills and also just the energy here, it’s always good energy, but today was extra special,” said Ellen Dewerd, International Fitness fitness coordinator.

Staff say many non-members and even people from out of state donated.

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