Teen dies after crash in northeast Nebraska

Teen dies after crash in northeast Nebraska
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February 4th, 2023 | KRVN News

Authorities say a 19-year-old Schulyer teen has died and another person seriously injured after a crash in northeast of Clarkson.

According to the Stanton County Sheriff Michael Unger, the crash happened just before 3:00 p.m. Thursday on Highway 15 and 822nd Road on the Stanton and Colfax County line.

He says an investigation showed a Toyota SUV, driven by Jeyco Gonzalez, 19, of Schulyer, was going north on Highway 15 when it turned left suddenly towards 822nd Road and struck a southbound pickup.

Sheriff Unger says Gonzalez was ejected and died at the scene.

The pickup driver, Tyler Regan, 24, of O’Neill, was extricated from the wreckage and taken to a hospital, where he was stabilized and then flown to an Omaha hospital for severe injuries.

The accident blocked Highway 15 for more than 3 hours.

Unger says both vehicles were destroyed in the crash.


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