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YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea — The Camp Stanley crash which left one 2nd Infantry Division soldier on a respirator and another slightly injured is still under investigation, officials said Friday.

South Korean police say they are waiting for written statements from two soldiers who were crossing an on-base street on Nov. 24, when a South Korean contractor driving a truck hit them.

The driver, identified only as Jung, was questioned and released on the day of the accident, Lee said. His driving privileges have not been suspended, and police have up to two months to refer charges.

Police Sgt. Lee Pyong-hun, of the Uijongbu Police Station, said his investigation will continue once he receives the soldiers’ written statements from the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command.

On Friday, U.S. military officials said Pvt. Christopher Olenhindo, of the 602nd Aviation Support Battalion, remained in the hospital on a respirator after having undergone brain surgery.

Olenhindo’s wife came to South Korea to be with him, said 8th Army spokesman Lt. Col. Steve Boylan.

“The unit is continuing to support Private Olenhindo and his family,” Boylan said.

The other soldier, Warrant Officer Patrick Black, suffered minor injuries to his head and shoulders and was released after treatment at Camp Stanley’s medical clinic, officials said.

According to a military police report, Jung’s construction truck swerved left and struck a parked car. It then swerved a second time and the truck’s side mirror struck Black, of the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment.

Jung was given and passed a Breathalyzer test following the incident, officials said.

— Joseph Giordono contributed to this report

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