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Three people die in truck-vehicle collision near Neligh

Posted at 12:45 PM, Jun 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-12 14:11:51-04

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says three people were killed in a traffic collision in northeast Nebraska.

The crash happened Friday afternoon at the junction of Nebraska 14 and Highway 275 near Neligh.

The patrol says a truck driven by 31-year-old Shane Ernest, of Dalton, failed to stop at an intersection and collided with an SUV occupied by 74-year-old Geraldine Elsberry and 72-year-old Norman Elsberry, both of Orchard.

All three people were declared dead at the scene.

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