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Search Resumes for 4th Victim Presumed Drowned in Winona Crash

Updated: 01/07/2014 3:00 PM
Created: 01/07/2014 10:06 AM KSTP.com
By: Scott Theisen

A search for a fourth victim presumed drowned when an SUV plunged into the Mississippi River resumed Tuesday in Winona County.
    
Sheriff Dave Brand said crews would drill holes in the ice and lower a camera into the river. And, if the fourth victim is located, recovery divers will go into the icy river.
    
The body of a third victim, 28-year-old Blake Overland, of Stewartville, was found Monday when searchers used sonar in the area where the SUV crashed through the ice early Sunday. The bodies of the driver, 36-year-old Christina Lee Hauser, and one passenger, 30-year-old Mathew Erickson, were found inside the vehicle when it was pulled from the water Sunday.
    
The person who is still missing and presumed drowned is identified as a 29-year-old La Crosse, Wis., man.

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