Single Status Update
I watched neighbor's 2 grandkids grow up over last 8 years. Nice boys, loved to play with their grandpa and come over to our house and say 'hello." Following a head on car wreck this morning, we will attend their funerals this weekend.
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I waited for the local paper to announce the names before I did. I made a bad mistake years ago when a person I knew died, I got e-mail about the death and sent condolences to his work place. Unfortunately, none of them knew he had died and some were family members too. After that lesson, I wait for a press release.
From KNOPtv, North Platte, NE: "Icy road conditions are to blame for an accident that killed three people on an overpass near Maxwell Thursday morning, on Highway 30. Two vehicles collided in a fiery crash. Two Brady school students, from North Platte died on their way to school. 14-year-old Conner Gentry was driving, using his school permit when he lost control of his Kia, crossed the center line and hit a Brady couple on the icy overpass. His brother, 10-year-old Colton Gentry died on s...
"..... Colton Gentry died on scene. 45- year-old Elaine Grasz also died in the accident. She was a passenger in the car driven by her husband, 46-year-old Terry Grasz. Mr. Grasz was burned badly in the wreck. He was taken to Great Plains Regional Medical Center and then life-flighted to Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. His condition is listed as extremely critical. The Grasz couple was on their way to work in North Platte."