On the road to recovery
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa -- Seven months after a motor vehicle accident left Melvin Loeschen paralyzed from the waist down, the Ocheyedan man is intent on getting back a part of the lifestyle he lost.
On Aug. 23, 2005, Loeschen was on his way home when he drifted off to sleep and his pickup truck veered off a blacktop county road east of Bigelow.
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