OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Update: The Sarpy County Sheriff's office identified the crash victims as Dareion Fields, 24, and Bobby Ramsey, 63. Both are from the Kansas City area.
A crash along Highway 34 left two men dead Tuesday morning. Around 10:45 a.m., Bellevue Fire and the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office were called to a crash on Highway 34.
AUTO CRASH W/INJURY at 11:10 Two vehicle accident on Hwy 34 just east of Hwy 75, Hwy 34 is shut down both ways at this time. From Jfk east bound and at Harlan Lewis west bound.— Sarpy County 911 (@SarpyCounty911) July 23, 2019
Hwy 34 closed in both directions (east & west) from Harlan Lewis to Hwy 75— Bellevue Police (@BellevuePolice) July 23, 2019
The crash occurred on Highway 34 between Highway 75.
Lt. Dennis Svoboda with the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office said a car was traveling West on Highway 34 went over the center median and hit a semi almost head on.
Two of the three people in the car were ejected, dying on impact and Svoboda says it's uncommon to see an accident like this in this area. "this stretch of roadway has been open for about four or five years. this is the first one I can recall," he said.
The third passenger in the car along with the semi truck driver were transported to the hospital, the passenger in critical condition and the semi truck driver in fair condition.
Sarpy County investigators are still investigating if drugs, alcohol, speed or not wearing seat belts were the factor in the crash.