Nebraska State Patrol says 2 killed in crash near McCook

October 11, 2018

MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says two people were killed this week in a crash about nine miles north of McCook.

The patrol says the crash happened around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday when a northbound car on Highway 83 crossed the center line and hit a southbound semitrailer.

Investigators say the driver of the car, 72-year-old William Shanahan, of Maywood, and his passenger, 64-year-old Georgia Connor, of Stratton, were both pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the semi was not injured.

Officials continue to investigate.

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