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One person dies, another is injured in eastern Nebraska accident

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A one person died, another suffered critical injuries in a two vehicle accident near Wahoo, in Saunders County. The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office reports a car westbound on Highway 92 crashed with a northbound pick-up on Highway 77 Sunday morning. The driver of the car died at the scene. A passenger in the car was […]

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Alcohol might have played role in double-fatal wreck in northeast Nebraska

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Alcohol might have played a role in a traffic crash that took the lives of two women. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 30-year-old Britney McCauley of Walthill and 24-year-old Brianna Wolfe of Macy died in the wreck in northeastern Nebraska. According to the patrol, the vehicle ran off U.S. Highway 75 in Thurston County Sunday […]

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Kansas man found dead in south-central Nebraska crash

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A Kansas man has died in a single-vehicle crash in south-central Nebraska. The Webster County Sheriff’s Office reports 75-year-old George Pfrimmer of Mankato, KS died in the crash east of Red Cloud early Wednesday evening. The sheriff’s office reports deputies responded to the crash on Highway 78 found Pfimmer dead at the scene. The investigation […]

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One dead, several injured in eastern Nebraska car-van accident

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One person is dead, several suffered injuries, in a car-van accident in eastern Nebraska. The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office reports the accident occurred last night north of Colon on Highway 109, south of County Road R. A van loaded with 12 individuals attempted a U-turn to travel south on Highway 109. A southbound car collided […]

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Two dead, one injured in southeast Nebraska wreck

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A traffic wreck in southeastern Nebraska has claimed the lives of two residents and injured another. The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office reports a southbound sports utility vehicle on Highway 105 crashed into another SUV that failed to yield the right of way when it turned from Spur 64B. Both occupants of the second SUV died […]

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Pedestrian is killed in hit & run crash near Elm Creek

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Authorities are investigating an apparent hit-and-run accident early this morning near Elm Creek that claimed a life. Shortly after 4:30 a.m., the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian on Highway 183 near the Pilot Truck Stop just off Interstate 80, south of Elm Creek. Officials say the driver of […]

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Weekend crash near Holdrege kills Bertrand man

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A Phelps County man died Saturday afternoon when the Jeep he was driving collided with a semi-truck north of Holdrege. Investigators say the Jeep was traveling south on Highway 183 near the intersection of 736 Road when the collision occurred. The driver of the Jeep, 60-year-old Randall Kuck of Bertrand, died in the crash. The […]

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Route from Omaha to Lincoln closed on Husker Saturday

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A road that gets a lot of use on Husker Saturday’s is closed. Nebraska Department of Roads Operation and Maintenance Manager for District 1, Roger Kalkwarf says Highway 92, or West Center Road, is closed to traffic near Yutan. Kalkwarf says, “A concrete culvert collapsed on us and we have to go in and do […]

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Wreck in Lincoln kills one, closes I-80 interchange for hours

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One person died, another suffered injury in a car wreck that closed a major thoroughfare in Lincoln this morning. Lincoln police report a pick-up collided with a sports utility vehicle on southbound U.S. Highway 77, just off the Interstate 80 interchange. The woman driving the SUV died in the crash. The man driving the pick-up […]

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Fiery crash kills two in eastern Nebraska

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A fiery crash just outside Fremont has claimed the life of two people. Few details have been released by the Dodge County Sheriff’s office. The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 30 late Wednesday afternoon when a SUV and a semi-tractor trailer collided. The truck burst into flames. The Fremont Tribune reports passersby rescued the truck […]

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Dakota City woman dies in Iowa motorcycle crash

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Authorities have released the name of the Nebraska woman who died in a weekend motorcycle accident in northwest Iowa. The Sac County (Iowa) Sheriff’s Office says 56-year-old Kimberly Beltz of Dakota City, Nebraska, was westbound on Highway 20, a quarter mile west of Wadsley Avenue west of Lytton on Sunday afternoon, when she went onto […]

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Texas motorcyclist dies when bikes collide with deer in northwest Nebraska

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A motorcyclist from Texas has died after the group of motorcyclists in which he was riding ran into deer crossing the highway in northwestern Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 53-year-old James Anderson of Longview, Texas died in the wreck. According to NSP, the motorcyclists were riding north on Highway 385 about three miles south […]

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Two die in northeast Nebraska wreck

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Two people died in a head-on collision in northeast Nebraska over the weekend. The Cedar County Sheriff’s Office reports 22-year-old Mollie Schieffer of Fordyce and 63-year-old Bradley Schumacher of Crofton died in the accident near Hartington. According to the sheriff’s office, Schieffer was driving east on Highway 12 near its intersection with Highway 57 when […]

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Lexington woman dies in one-car accident

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A Lexington woman died early Sunday afternoon when the car she was driving left the roadway and struck a culvert in north Lexington. According to a Lexington Police Report, 19-year-old Elizabeth Thomas was driving a south on Highway 21 when her vehicle left the roadway, went into the east ditch where it struck a culvert […]

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Motorcyclist killed near Fremont

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The death of a motorcyclist near Fremont on Friday remains under investigation. A Dodge County Sheriff’s deputy saw the motorcycle speeding south of Fremont on old Highway 275. The deputy was turning around to follow but the motorcycle then hit the back of a flatbed truck. The name of the motorcyclist has not been released.

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