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‘American Idol’ Alum John Stevens Fractures Skull After Being Hit by Van

American Idol alum John Stevens suffered a fractured skull after being hit by a van while jogging in Chelsea, Massachusetts, last week.

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Stevens, 28, gave an update on his health on Saturday, June 25. “Thank you to everyone who has been calling, texting and messaging. Early this week I was hit by a van while out for a run and suffered a fractured skull and dislocated and broken arm. Among other injuries and disorders I’m dealing with, it appears I will have some, if not total deafness in my right ear,” he wrote on his Facebook page.

‘American Idol’ star John Stevens performs at the 9:30 Club on March 9, 2005, in Washington, D.C.

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“The staff at Mass General were above and beyond anything I could’ve ever asked for,” he continued. “My parents have taken me back to buffalo for a couple weeks to heal and recover from the accident since I won’t be able to work. Thank you very much for all of the well wishes and prayers. It truly means a lot to me.”

According to NBC’s WGRZ, who spoke with Stevens’ mom, the singer will be receiving more medical treatment in Boston in a couple of weeks.

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Stevens placed sixth in season 3 of the Fox singing competition in 2004. At the time, he was 16 years old and the youngest contestant to make it to the finals. He was best known for his crooning style and singing Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin songs.

Stevens is now working as a concierge at a downtown Boston hotel, WGRZ reports. Still having a passion for music, he created the seven-piece ensemble group John Stevens Band last year and sings with the Beantown Swing Orchestra.

Rewatch Stevens on American Idol in the video above.

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