Pickup driver dies in northeast Nebraska collision with semi

January 4, 2019

SOUTH YANKTON, Neb. (AP) — A northeast Nebraska sheriff’s office says a driver was killed when his pickup truck collided with a semitrailer.

The crash occurred just before noon Thursday at a U.S. Highway 81 intersection about 2 miles (3 kilometers) south of the Missouri River.

The Cedar County Sheriff’s Office says the pickup was headed south on the highway when it turned east and collided with the semi.

The sheriff’s office identified the pickup driver as 28-year-old Kyle Mueller, who lived in Crofton. The semi driver was not injured. He was identified as 28-year-old Scott Howard, of Norfolk.

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