Two people die in Nebraska I-80 car-truck collision

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OVERTON, Neb. (AP) Authorities say two people have been killed in the collision of a car and semitrailer on Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska.

The Nebraska State Patrol says the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, about four miles west of the Overton interchange.        

The patrol says the 74-year-old woman and 76-year-old man in the car died at the scene. 

The truck driver and a passenger were taken to Lexington for treatment of minor injuries.         

The names of those involved haven’t been released.