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Two dead, one injured in crash near Wahoo

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Sep 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-26 11:44:11-04

WAHOO, Neb. (KMTV) — The Saunders County Sheriff's Office says two people are dead and another injured after a two-vehicle accident near Wahoo Friday evening.

Around 7:30, the sheriff's office and the Wahoo Police Department responded to the scene of the accident at the intersection of Hwy 92 and Hwy 109.

Investigation indicates a 2010 Chevrolet Impala driven by 71-year-old Lawrence Mach of rural Weston was traveling southbound from Hwy 109 when he crossed Hwy 92 and was struck broadside by a 2003 Chevrolet 2500 pickup traveling eastbound.

Nineteen-year-old Tristan Goracke of Fremont was driving the pickup, the sheriff's department says.

Both Lawrence Mach and passenger Margaret Mach, 66, were pronounced dead at the scene. No other occupants were in the pickup.

Goracke was transported to Saunders Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

Seatbelts were used in both vehicles, according to authorities.

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