R.D. Offutt honors memory of Wadena woman killed in crash

The investigation into the incident that killed Amber Gorentz is now closed

WADENA, Minn. — The family of a Wadena woman who was hit by a car and killed says they’re through looking for answers and are instead searching for closure. Tasha Gorentz says she and her family may never know what led to her sister’s death that one early September morning. “There’s not a lot of answers, and I think that’s…

Family remembers Wadena woman hit by car and killed: “It hasn’t quite sunk in”

The investigation into the incident that killed 27-year-old Amber Gorentz is still open

WADENA, Minn. — Saying goodbye was always difficult for Amber Gorentz and her siblings. “I swear we’d tell each other we loved each other twenty times before we left,” recalls Amber’s brother Ashton Gorentz. “I don’t know how many hugs before we left each time.” They never anticipated the last hug they shared with Amber would be their final one….

Woman Killed While Walking On Highway 34 Identified

OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of a Wadena woman who died after she was hit by a car early Tuesday morning. They say 27-year-old Amber Gorentz was walking on Highway 34 when she was hit shortly before 2 a.m. west of Dunvilla. The patrol hasn’t said why Gorentz was on the highway. Categories:…