Joe Hedstrom played in six games for the Badgers this past season. (Photo: Rick Wood, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
MADISON – The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball program, which lost two members of its extended family last May, suffered another blow this month.
Peter Hedstrom, the father of redshirt freshman center Joe Hedstrom, suffered serious injuries in a bicycle accident April 9 and remains in North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minnesota.
According to a GoFundMe page set up for the family:
“On Sunday April 5th, 2020 Peter lost control of his bicycle and crashed on the road while riding with his wife Sharon. Peter was rushed to North Memorial hospital in an ambulance with his wife. He suffered a traumatic brain injury, cracked skull, broken collarbone, bruised lungs, three broken ribs and a fractured ear