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5-year-old boy dies after semi rear-ends car in Omaha

March 7, 2018

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 5-year-old boy has died after a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in Omaha.

Police say the crash happened around 5:15 a.m. Tuesday when a car was rear-ended by a semitrailer on the interstate near 72nd Street.

The crash critically injured 5-year-old Cameron Philpott, who had been in the back seat of the car. The boy later died at a hospital of his injuries, and an autopsy has been scheduled.

Police say neither the driver of the car nor the driver of the semi was hurt.

The crash is still under investigation.

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