Both drivers in a two-vehicle, head-on collision south of Elwood Thursday, succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Gosper County Coroner.
Gosper County Sheriff Jesse Naputi says it occurred around 5:08 pm. on Highway 283 about 1,000 feet south of Mile Marker 137.
The victims were identified as 52-year-old Aureliano J. Macias of North Platte and 58-year-old Omaha resident Glen H. Wolf. Both were driving pickups, with one pulling an empty livestock trailer.
The accident investigation is ongoing and autopsies will be conducted.
Other agencies assisting at the scene were Elwood Fire and Rescue, Nebraska State Patrol and Nebraska Game and Parks Conservation Officers who assisted with emergency safety and traffic control operations.