Transcript for Fashion Editor Who Walked Into Propeller Speaks
The latest on the miraculous survival a former model Lauren Scruggs after she walked right into the spinning blades of -- plane propeller. Points recovering right now at Texas hospital speaking her first word since the accident maybe she's -- Owens has the story. We actually -- it's intact skin. Moore and Scruggs used her communications. Degree to start this online fashion magazine this morning she is once again communicating. When ask her name she said Lauren. When she saw her parents she said I love view. Doctors have told her parents the road ahead will -- long one for the 23 year old. That plane's propeller sliced off her left hand and severely slashed her shoulder and face she may still lose her left -- We're just praying that that was reading her left I would regain its -- and you know this is -- is Camilo. No longer covering. -- -- You have wondered how something like this could happen even -- had happened that night. Police identified the pilot as -- Richmond a Frisco Texas. He is a friend of the Scruggs family who had taken -- up to look at Christmas lights Saturday night. Richman has not answered our repeated requests for an interview. Investigators still aren't sure exactly what happened but -- Scruggs family does not blame the pilot. They believe Lauren walked back towards his plane to say thank you. Perhaps says he was preparing to take off again there would be one of your worst nightmares to see somebody looming up out of the darkness -- the propellers running. -- nightmare that for ever changed one young woman's life. In a split second. For Good Morning America Ryan Owens ABC news Dallas.
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