Bride hurt in crash upgraded to fair condition

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An Augusta woman who was hospitalized after a wreck just hours after her wedding was upgraded from critical to fair condition Sun­day, Georgia Regents Medical Center spokeswoman Jennifer Scott said.

Crystal Lynn Krentler, 35, was traveling with her husband, Brian Allen Orze­chowski, 36, on June 1 when their Saturn SL1 crossed the center line on Wash­ington Road near Wild­wood Park around 9 p.m. and struck an oncoming vehicle, killing Orze­chowski. The newlyweds were believed to be on their way to Pointes West Army Resort at Lake Thur­mond.

Krentler was listed in critical condition as recently as Friday, Scott said. She was upgraded to fair around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

The driver of the other vehicle, Torvoy Curry, 35, was taken by ambulance to Doc­tors Hospital for injuries that weren’t life-threatening. It was later discovered that he was driving on a suspended license and had an open container in the car, Capt. Steve Morris said.

Curry will be charged with driving on a suspended license, and possibly charged for driving with an open container, Morris said.

Authorities waited to press charges until Curry was released from the hospital.

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whyme 06/09/13 - 07:31 pm
I can only imagine...

...what you all must be going through. Peace and blessings to you all...

GiantsAllDay 06/09/13 - 08:29 pm
Glad to read some good news

Glad to read some good news this Sunday PM

Rolling Eyes
Rolling Eyes 06/09/13 - 09:36 pm
The newly weds should have

The newly weds should have been enjoying their honeymoon right now...

sugarbutton 06/10/13 - 05:49 am
Many have been praying

Many have been praying for Crystal and her family. Joyful that she's showing improvement. My heart goes out to all for the loss of Brian. Praying her road to recovery progresses and that she will gain strength physically and emotionally.

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