Maximo Shemwell rides in special push cart for UK's Cat Walk

This past weekend, Maximo Shemwell rode in a special push cart vehicle for the University of Kentucky's Cat Walk. He's the brother of Marco Shemwell, who was hit and killed while walking to a UK football game last September.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky's Cat Walk before football games will have a special guest each week this fall.

The athletics department says offensive tackle and engineering student Luke Fortner and a team of engineers from Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky worked for months to design and make a push cart vehicle. The vehicle will give a Kentucky Children's Hospital patient the chance to accompany the Wildcats on the Cat Walk and attend a game at Kroger Field.

The department says the hospital will choose a new patient to participate each week.

The Cat Walk takes place two hours and 15 minutes before kickoff.

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