Holdrege, Neb. — At approximately 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, a northbound Chevrolet Suburban was slowing down, with turn signal active, to turn onto 737 Road from Highway 183.
A northbound truck tractor-semi trailer then struck the rear of the Suburban, pushing the Suburban into the southbound lane where it collided with a southbound Chevrolet Silverado.
The driver of the Silverado, Lawrence Johnson, 50, of Holdrege, was transported to Phelps Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The driver of the Suburban, Peggy Morten, 64, of Holdrege, was transported to Phelps Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. She was then flown to Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney for additional care.
The driver of the semi, Andy Eickhoff, 32, of Albion, was not seriously injured. NSP is conducting a crash reconstruction as the crash remains under investigation.