Friends set up GoFundMe page for woman hit by bat at Fenway

Woman Still in Hospital After Being Hit by Broken Bat

BOSTON (AP) — Friends have started an online fundraiser for a woman hit by a flying bat during Friday night's game between the Oakland Athletics and the Boston Red Sox.

Tonya Carpenter remained in serious condition Sunday at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She was struck in the head by Oakland player Brett Lawrie's bat as she sat between home plate and the third base dugout at Fenway Park with her son and a friend.

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BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5: A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON - JUNE 5: Medical personnel remove a fan injured by a broken bat in the second inning. The Boston Red Sox take on the Oakland Athletics in Game 1 of a three game series at Fenway Park. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON - JUNE 5: Medical personnel remove a fan injured by a broken bat in the second inning. Larry Lucchino, President and CEO of the Boston Red Sox was also on the scene. The Boston Red Sox take on the Oakland Athletics in Game 1 of a three game series at Fenway Park. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON - JUNE 5: Medical personnel remove a fan injured by a broken bat in the second inning. The Boston Red Sox take on the Oakland Athletics in Game 1 of a three game series at Fenway Park. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON - JUNE 5: Medical personnel remove a fan injured by a broken bat in the second inning. The Boston Red Sox take on the Oakland Athletics in Game 1 of a three game series at Fenway Park. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5: A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5: A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5: People gather where a woman was seriously injured by a broken base bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
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Her friends say on their gofundme page 44-year-old Carpenter was lucid after surgery Friday, but faces a long recovery. They say she's "a beautiful, positive, upbeat, hardworking single mom who would do anything" for family and friends.

Her family says in a statement they're "grateful to all who have reached out with thoughts and prayers."

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