Victims In Fatal Stanton County Crash Identified

Pilger, NE~~The three victims who were killed in the fiery three vehicle crash in Stanton County have been identified.

The Stanton County Sheriff’s office says the driver of the eastbound SUV was 59-year-old Elaine Schmid of Norfolk.  Her passenger was her husband 67-year-old David Schmid of Norfolk.  Authorities say the driver of the northbound semi was 53-year-old Derek Wrase of Joice, Iowa. 

27-year-old Brandon Wolf of Fremont was driving the southbound truck and remains hospitalized at UNMC in Omaha. 

The accident happened at the intersection of Highways 15 and 32 around 9am Tuesday morning.