Girl impaled by fence talks to 3TV about her recovery

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By Alicia Barron By Alicia Barron

PHOENIX -- The girl whose leg was impaled on a fence last weekend has been released from the hospital.

Damaris Villanueva, 9, fell on a spiked fence on April 3 after trying to hop over it to get a ball. The fence pierced her leg and came out the other side, but missed her bones and arteries.

"It didn't hurt, but it was scary," Villanueva said.

Doctors said they plan to let the wound heal without any stitches or staples.

Villanueva was released from the hospital on Tuesday, and is using a rolling desk chair to get around until she can go back to school.

"I think they will be happy to see me there," she said.