O’Neill man dead after two vehicle accident
O’NEILL - An O’Neill man has died after a two vehicle accident on Highway 275 Saturday evening.
According to the Holt County Sheriff’s Office, 23-year-old Emerson Schmaderer was killed when the westbound pickup he was driving crossed the center line and collided with an eastbound semi-trailer truck driven by August Waterman.
Waterman was not injured in the accident, but a passenger in Schmaderer’s vehicle was taken to a hospital.
Seat belts were not in use.
The O’Neill Police Department, the Antelope County Sheriff’s Office and the Nebraska State Patrol assisted.