NSP: Holdrege crash leaves 2 dead, child hospitalized

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KLKN) — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) are investigating a crash that claimed two lives and sent a child to the hospital.

The crash happened near Holdrege just before 8 am Tuesday. A Chevy Silverado was driving westbound on Hwy 6 when it crossed the center line and struck a Dodge Gand Caravan.

The Silverado’s driver and only occupant, 29-year-old Dylan Skeen, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was later pronounced dead.

NSP says Skeen was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The Grand Caravan driver, 36-year-old Kerri Bernstrauch, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bernstrauch had a child passenger who sustained serious injuries. They were flown to an Omaha hospital for further treatment.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

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