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Alexander Balluff

Teenage victim of Halloween hit-and-run remains in coma in Duluth; may be improving

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Alex Balluff, the victim of an Oct. 31 hit-and-run accident on Rice Lake Road, remains in a coma at the SMDC Medical Center in Duluth but has shown signs of improvement and could move soon to a St. Paul hospital, according to his parents, Mike and Debbie Balluff.


A entry Tuesday by the Balluffs said their son was showing signs of brain activity, and the SMDC therapy team had Alex standing on his feet twice Tuesday.

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