Northbound Highway 50 Closed For 3 Hours After A Fatal Car Accident

Posted by: Fahima Paghmani

fpaghmani@klkntv.com

Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office and Springfield Fire and Rescue responded to a single car accident near Springfield, Nebraska.

The pickup was traveling southbound on Highway 50. Witnesses say the vehicle pressed it’s brakes and began to slide; it then went across the northbound lanes and into a ditch. The car then caught on fire. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene of the crash.

Investigators confirms the man was not wearing a seat belt.