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Authorities ID northeast Nebraska crash victims

June 28, 2019

MEADOW GROVE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of a woman who was killed and a man who was injured when their vehicles collided on a highway bridge in northeast Nebraska.

The crash happened around 11 a.m. Thursday on the U.S. Highway 275 bridge on the west end of Meadow Grove, a village of about 300 that sits 17 miles (27.4 kilometers) west of Norfolk.

Investigators say a pickup truck driven by 86-year-old Delbert Heithoff, of Elgin, crossed the center line and collided with a minivan driven by 63-year-old Dixie Hood, of Meadow Grove. She died at the scene.

Heithoff was taken to a hospital.

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