Man dies after car hits power pole near downtown Kearney

Fatal Crash
MGN Online

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A central Nebraska man is dead after his car struck a power pole in Kearney.

Kearney Police responded to a single-car crash at the intersection of B and North Railroad Avenues just after 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Police think a 2009 Toyota Corolla was going east when it a struck a power pole on the intersection’s northeast corner.

The City of Kearney says 31-year-old Michael Swalley of Kearney was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

Swalley was transported to CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital, where he later died.

The crash remains under investigation.

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