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Friend recalls torment wife's severe brain injury caused man

Written by The Associated Press | Aug 10, 2016 1:05 AM
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Sharon Budd, right, speaks with her husband Randy after ringing the "victory" bell to celebrate her discharge from Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Danville, Pa. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Budd has been recovering after a rock thrown from an Interstate 80 overpass shattered her skull in July. (AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

(Harrisburg) -- A Northumberland County man who befriended an Ohio couple after the woman was injured by a five-pound rock dropped from a midstate interstate overpass onto their car is recalling her husband as deeply devoted to her and plagued by the severity of the wounds she suffered.

Jeff Farrow says he's unsure why Randy Budd killed himself Saturday, but recalled how difficult it was for him to see Sharon Budd suffering.

He says Randy Budd "would try to wind down and just cry and cry and cry," saying he couldn't believe what happened to her.

Four central Pennsylvania teens were convicted and sentenced to incarceration after pleading guilty or no contest for participating in the July 2014 attack on Interstate 80 in Union County.

Sharon Budd suffered brain damage and lost her right eye.
 

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