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Man killed, woman injured in I-80 crash

Posted at 8:58 AM, Sep 01, 2016
Omaha Police have identified the two people involved in the fatal crash on I-80 near 50th St. Thursday morning. 
 
Omaha Police say a semi went off the highway near 50th Street around 6 a.m. and crashed into a nearby ravine, killing the driver. 
 
OPD has identified the driver killed as 66-year-old Danny M. Ryan of Hayfield, MN.
 
The female passenger was identified  as  61-year-old, Debra S. Ryan, his wife.
 
Officials say Mrs. Ryan suffered two broken legs.
 
OFD and Arrow towing had to use a significant amount of equipment and personnel to extricate the victims and removal of the semi is still on-going at the time of this report.
 
OPD officials say the Eastbound interstate traffic was restricted to two lanes for about  2 hours while the female victim was being rescued. 
 
All lanes were open after 9:00 am.