Names released of three victims of Huron East crash

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The three men killed in a pickup truck crash near Brussels Monday were all under the age of 20.

Huron County OPP have identified the driver as 17-year-old Dennis Linthorst of Howick Township. Two passengers in the pickup were 19-year-old Ivan Kuepfer of South Bruce, and 14-year-old Owen Bakker of Brockton.

A fourth passenger remains in serious condition in hospital in London.

The southbound pickup left Brussels Line just before 8 a.m. Monday and crashed into a ditch and concrete culvert.

The OPP investigation continues.