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Clerk Injured At Convenience Store Improving At Hospital

Posted October 10, 2005 6:40 a.m. EDT

— A convenience store clerk seriously injured two weeks ago is improving.

Francis Chege has been upgraded to fair condition at WakeMed. He had been in a coma for several days.

Chege hit his head on concrete after being assaulted outside his store.

Barry Cross, 19, admitted hitting Chege during an argument. He is in jail on $1 million bond.