Last County 34 wreck passenger released from hospital

Published 10:45 am Saturday, July 5, 2008

The last of the passengers involved in the car wreck on County Road 34 was released from the hospital Friday, according a Mayo Clinic spokesman Saturday morning.

Broc Dempewolf, 22, of Albert Lea, joins passengers Nathan Buchli and Langdon Bachtle, and driver Charles Kenneth Dennison, who were released earlier in the week.

The incident occurred after a 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche sport-utility truck carrying six people went into the washed out area of the road, landed on top of a steel culvert and crashed into the southside portion of the washout.

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Passengers Kelly Jo Abrego, 25, of Myrtle, and Kelly John Pechumer, 27, of Alden, died from injuries received from the crash.

Funeral services for Abrego were held Saturday.