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Spider-Man Stuntman Takes First Steps Since Fall

Banner for "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark." (credit: Kathy Willens/AP)

Banner for “Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark.” (credit: Kathy Willens/AP)


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NEW YORK (CBS 2) — The stuntman badly injured during a preview performance of Spider-Man on Broadway is back on his feet.

Actor Christopher Tierney tumbled into a stage pit during the show last Monday, suffering a fractured skull, cracked vertebrae and broken ribs.

Tierney’s father said he took a few steps Friday in a hospital intensive care unit.

The Broadway show cancelled two performances before resuming Thursday with new safety measures in place.