SCOTTS BLUFF, Neb (KMTV) — The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has arrested a man from New York following a crash that killed a Scottsbluff woman late Saturday evening.
The woman was identified as 55-year-old Haroldene Rodriguez.
According to police, around 11:15 p.m. GMT, NSP was called to a report of a fatal crash at mile marker 83 on Interstate 80. Police say that a Dodge Caravan was traveling westbound when it was struck from behind by a truck tractor/semi-trailer.
The crash caused the Caravan to roll, ejecting Haroldene Rodriguez.
The driver was identified as 43-year-old Leopoldo Rodriguez. Leopoldo Rodriguez and two rear-seat, child passengers were transported to Sidney Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries according to NSP.
The driver of the semi was identified as 30-year-old Atinder Singh of Bellerose, New York. He was not injured.
According to a press release, Singh was arrested for motor vehicle homicide and careless driving. He was lodged in Cheyenne County Jail according to police.
The crash remains under investigation.