Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit By UPS Truck

By: KLKN Newsroom

OMAHA, Neb. (AP)  A UPS Inc. truck has hit and killed an Omaha pedestrian.

Police report that the collision occurred in south Omaha around 6 p.m. Thursday.

An investigation revealed that a 54-year-old UPS driver was turning right at an intersection when his Freightliner delivery truck struck 59-year-old Tyreise Hernandez, who was crossing at the marked crosswalk.

Hernandez died at the scene from injuries sustained in the collision.

Police say alcohol is not a factor in the crash. Charges are pending as the Douglas County Attorney’s Office reviews the case.