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Injured rock driller returns this year to victory

Emmit Hoyl came to Carson City to win. “There’s a little vengeance there I’d say,” he said. The Colorado rock driller was cut short last year when a piece of steel nicked an artery resulting in a fountain of blood spraying from his arm. He was forced to stop when fellow driller and Reno doctor Brock Boscovich stepped in. “The only thing that worried me,” recalled Boscovich, “is that I wouldn’t be able to stop him. If he would have kept going, he would have run out of blood. Or at least been really dizzy.”Hoyl returned to the annual World …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 28, 2012 02:40AM Published Oct 28, 2012 02:38AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.