ST. LOUIS, Mo. - One day after two local Army Reservists were laid to rest, a surviving member of a deadly crash they were involved in remains in the hospital.
According to officials, a civilian water truck plowed through a stop sign, hitting the SUV the soldiers were riding in while on a deployment in Kuwait. During the crash, Sergeant Holli Bolinksi and Specialist Jackson Johnson were killed.
The two were laid to rest Thursday.
The family of 35-year-old Sergeant Guy Penny, who survived the crash, spoke with FOX 2 about his recovery.
Sgt. Penny is at Walter Reed Hospital in Maryland recovering from a traumatic brain injury, his family said. They said he remains more worried about the family members of his fellow soldiers than himself.
Family members said Penny has a long road to recovery ahead of him. They are working to fix up is Fenton home so when he returns to Missouri he will be comfortable. Family members have started a GoFundMe account to raise money to fix up the home.