19-year-old killed in crash

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News


TRENTON, Neb. (AP) A 19-year-old southwestern Nebraska man has died in a crash with a semitrailer in Hitchcock County.

Reports say that Zachery Schnabel, of Brule, Nebraska, was driving a pickup when it collided with the semitrailer around 6 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of rural roads near Trenton.

Nebraska State Patrol investigators say Schnabel failed to stop at the intersection.

Investigators say Schnabel, who was not wearing a seat belt, was flown to a McCook hospital, where he died of his injuries.

The semi driver was not injured.