Man hit by car during crime spree says he’ll attend driver’s trial

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Kevin Reinert fist-bumps Tom Modlin, a security officer for Cone Health, as Nicole Carter wheels him away Thursday. Reinert, a retired military officer, talked for the first time about the injuries he suffered when a car hit him while he was golfing. (LYNN HEY/News & Record)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Retired Air Force Col. Kevin Reinert is doing everything in his power to be in Guilford County Superior Court on Monday to see the man accused of hitting him with a 2011 Kia Rio — even if he has to get there using a walker.

On Oct. 6, Greensboro police were pursuing 26-year-old Isaiah Jurel Fox as he criss-crossed the city in a crime spree that injured six people and left behind nine crime scenes.

Reinert’s femur and both knees were broken in the hit and run on the 18th hole at Starmount Forest Golf Course. He also has many torn ligaments and a “busted-up” shoulder.

He spent nearly a month at Moses Cone Hospital, and returned a month later for a separate surgery to one of his knees.

Read more: Greensboro News & Record