Eastern Nebraska highway collision claims man’s life

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News



        Authorities say one driver was killed and three other people were injured in an eastern Nebraska collision.

        Officers and medics were dispatched a little before 8 p.m. Friday to the scene on U.S. Highway 30, about 6 miles (10 kilometers) east of Schuyler in Colfax County. Reports show an eastbound car crossed the center line and rammed into a westbound minivan.

        Authorities say the car driver died at the scene. He was identified as 65-year-old Mark Connealy, who lived in Rogers. All three people in the minivan were injured, including the driver, 61-year-old Steven Marshall, of Octavia.     

        An autopsy was ordered on Connealy’s body.