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UK safety Lowery cleared to resume workouts

Kentucky Wildcats defensive back Ashely Lowery (5) runs with a punt return during the first quarter Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 in Nashville, Tenn. Photo by Amy Wallot
Kentucky Wildcats defensive back Ashely Lowery (5) runs with a punt return during the first quarter Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 in Nashville, Tenn. Photo by Amy Wallot Amy Wallot

A little more than two months after a horrific car accident put him in a hospital intensive care unit, junior Ashely Lowery has been cleared to resume workouts with his Kentucky teammates.Team doctors have given Lowery, UK’s starting safety most of last season, the OK to begin working out again.

“He’s allowed to do workouts with his teammates at his own pace,” UK spokesman Tony Neely said on Monday. “The High Performance staff will evaluate his fitness level as it works with him.”

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