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Investigators say Iowa man killed in crash north of Fremont

Posted at 12:09 PM, Nov 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-18 13:09:55-05

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says an Iowa man was killed in a crash north of Fremont.

The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 77 when a van rear-ended a semitrailer near the intersection of the highway and a county road.

Our partners at the Omaha World-Herald reported that the driver of the van, 32-year-old Anthony Branam, of Villisca, Iowa, died at the scene of the crash. The driver of the semi was not injured.

The crash closed a stretch of the highway for about three hours.

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