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1 driver killed, 1 injured in Stanton County collision

May 7, 2019

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say one driver was killed and the other injured in a collision near Norfolk.

The accident occurred just before 7 a.m. Monday on Nebraska Highway 24, about 2 miles (3 kilometers) east of Norfolk.

Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger says a pickup truck driven by 19-year-old Ried Krutz, of Stanton, crossed the center line and struck an oncoming sport utility vehicle driven by 63-year-old Jim Hoff, of Norfolk.

Unger says Hoff was pronounced dead at the scene. Krutz was taken to a Norfolk hospital.