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Officials say 2 people killed in head-on crash near Wisner

Posted at 3:09 PM, Oct 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-07 16:09:32-04

WISNER, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in northeastern Nebraska say two people have died in a fiery head-on crash on U.S. Highway 275 east of Wisner.

Our partners at the Omaha World-Herald reported that the crash happened Wednesday night when a minivan driven by 56-year-old Lance Arthaloney, of Lincoln, collided head-on with a car driven by a 51-year-old West Point man.

The Cuming County Sheriff’s Office says both vehicles erupted in flames after the crash. The crash killed Arthaloney and a passenger in the car, 60-year-old Martha Rodriguez, of West Point. The car’s driver was flown by a medical helicopter to a hospital in Sioux City, Iowa.

Investigators say they have not determined which vehicle crossed the center line.

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