Gov. William Winter improving after fall

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) – Hospital officials at UMMC say former Governor William Winter’s condition is improving more than 24 hours after the 93-year-old slipped and fell on ice in his driveway.

A spokesperson says Gov. Winter’s condition has been upgraded from serious to fair.

Those close to the former governor say he received a concussion and fractures after falling Saturday, but medical professionals believe he can recover from those injuries.