Sheriff’s office identifies man killed in crash near Central City

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LINCOLN, Neb (KLKN) — Authorities have identified the man the who died in a Tuesday crash south of Central City.

Roger W. Campbell, 80, of Stromsburg was killed in a crash at the intersection of Highway 14 and L Road, according to the Merrick County Sheriff’s Office.

The other driver, 61-year-old Laura L. Messenger of Central City, suffered life-threatening injuries. She was taken to a Lincoln trauma center via helicopter.

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The sheriff’s office says Campbell was driving a 2016 Jeep Patriot north on Highway 14 when he tried to turn onto L Road, colliding with Messenger’s southbound 2008 Nissan Frontier pickup.

Campbell was pronounced dead at the scene.

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