Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

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PLEASANTON, Neb. (AP)

Buffalo County authorities say a 51-year-old driver has been fatally injured in a car crash. The accident was reported about 2 a.m. Saturday on Nebraska Highway 10, a half mile south of Pleasanton. Authorities say Chris Avey was driving alone when his car ran off the highway into a ditch and rolled, ejecting him. He was pronounced dead later at a hospital in Kearney. Avey lived in Ravenna, Nebraska.