Sixth person dead after fatal crash

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

A sixth person has died as a result of a multiple vehicle crash on I-80 in Keith County on Sunday, July 31.

The Jefferson County Colorado Coroner’s Office has notified the Nebraska State Patrol that the legal death of Terry Sullivan, 56, Denver, occurred on August 1, at 1:02 p.m.(MDT). He remains on life support to facilitate donation of organs. 

Sullivan, was the driver of a 1994 Plymouth Voyager minivan that was among four vehicles and a semi involved in the crash which occurred just before 11:30 a.m.(MDT), Sunday, on westbound I-80 approximately four miles west of Brule. He was transported to Ogallala Community Hospital and then flown by medical helicopter to St. Anthony Hospital.

The crash also claimed the lives of five members of a Minnesota family.

The driver of the semi, Tony A. Weekly, 53, Baker, Florida, is facing charges of felony motor vehicle homicide in connection with the crash.