18-year-old killed in collision near North Platte

By: Channel 8 Newsroom
8@klkntv.com

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) An 18-year-old pickup driver from Ogallala has died in a collision on Interstate 80 near North Platte in western Nebraska.

The accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday about three miles west of North Platte. Authorities say an eastbound pickup went out of control and crossed the median, striking a westbound semitrailer. The pickup driver was identified as Timothy Dovel. The semitrailer was identified as 58-year-old Herbert Wilson, of Okeechobee (oh-kuh-CHOH'-bee), Fla. He was not injured.

The accident cause is being investigated