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Gretna man dies in early Thursday crash in Omaha

Posted at 3:39 PM, Jun 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-25 17:11:39-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - A Gretna man died early Thursday in a car crash in Omaha just south of 156th and West Center.

Omaha Police say 22-year-old Cody Bates was driving a 2004 Infiniti that left the roadway as 156th curves west just before the bridge over Papilion Creek.

The car vaulted off a retaining wall and struck the embankment on the north side of the creek just before 8 a.m.

Bates was pronounced dead on scene.