ME grad hurt in SD accident


Husband, friends killed

Provided photo Ryan and Emily (Chappie) Hrubes, a Miami East graduate, were involved in an accident in South Dakota on Thursday where Ryan, along with a well-known pastor and his wife were killed.


ALEXANDRIA, S.D. — A Miami East High School graduate has been injured in a car accient in Omaha, Neb., and her husband killed.

ME grad Emily (Chappie) Hrubes was traveling in a car with her husband, Ryan, who was killed, along with a well-known Omaha pastor and his wife, Ty and Terri Schenzel, both of whom also were killed, according to KETV Channel 7 in Omaha.

Emily Hrubes, 26, daughter of Mike and Patti Chappie of Casstown, has serious but non-life threatening injuries, according to the report.

The accident happened Thursday along Interstate 90 about 3 miles east of Alexandria, S.D.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol said a pickup truck heading east in the westbound lanes of I-90 about 4:30 p.m. Thursday struck another vehicle head on, causing both vehicles to burst into flames.

The pickup truck driver, 75-year-old David Wise, of Salem, S.D., was killed.

Ryan Hrubes was driving the other vehicle, the South Dakota State Patrol said.

Ryan Hrubes was a graduate of Iowa State University and from Garner, Iowa, and is an account representative with Dow Agro Sciences. Emily Hrubes is a graduate of The Ohio State University, a business manager with Union Pacific and is a board member of Omaha’s Literacy Center.

The couple married last November in Omaha.

Provided photo Ryan and Emily (Chappie) Hrubes, a Miami East graduate, were involved in an accident in South Dakota on Thursday where Ryan, along with a well-known pastor and his wife were killed.
http://tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Hrubes.jpgProvided photo Ryan and Emily (Chappie) Hrubes, a Miami East graduate, were involved in an accident in South Dakota on Thursday where Ryan, along with a well-known pastor and his wife were killed.
Husband, friends killed
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