Iowa man killed in crash near Nebraska Crossing Outlets
Sarpy County Sheriff’s Deputies, the Nebraska State Patrol, and Gretna Fire and Rescue responded to a personal injury crash near the intersection of Highway 6 and 220th Street. Officials were called to the crash just before 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
The initial report was that two vehicles collided head-on and CPR was in progress for one of the drivers.
The initial investigation revealed an eastbound Ford Thunderbird operated by 46-year-old Brian Bullington of Red Oak, Iowa collided with a westbound Toyota Corolla operated by 28-year-old Elizabeth Beckenhauer of Ashland, Nebraska. The eastbound Thunderbird crossed over the center line and into the westbound lanes, causing the collision. Bullington was transported by medical helicopter to Nebraska Medicine Trauma Center in Omaha with life threatening injuries. Beckenhauer was transported by Gretna Fire and Rescue to Bergan Mercy Trauma Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Bullington later died at Nebraska Medicine as a result of his injuries.
The South Metro Crash Response Team responded to the scene to investigate the collision. No further information will be released at this time as the investigation is ongoing.