Victims Identified In Triple Fatal Crash Near Stewart

(Glencoe, MN) – The three victims of a fatal crash Monday night near Stewart have been identified.

Investigators say 25-year-old Tiffany Dralle of Gibbon, Wayne Bernier Jr., 32, of Gaylord, and Bruce Lentz, age 60, of Stewart died at the scene of the crash, which happened just before 11 p.m northeast of Stewart near Yacht Road.

Bernier was driving Dralle’s 2004 Ford Explorer westbound on County Road 7 when it collided with an eastbound Dodge Nitro driven by Lentz.  Dralle was a passenger in the Explorer and wasn’t wearing her seatbelt, according to a release from the McLeod County Sheriff’s department.  She was ejected from the vehicle.

All three of the deceased were taken to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s office.  The crash remains under investigation.



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