I-80 East of North Platte Nebraska closed. Four ejected from vehicle two fatality

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  1. Moon_beam

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    Snowy Black Friday causes multivehicle wreck, other snarls on I-80 near North Platte

    A procession of trucks on snowy eastbound Interstate 80 wait out a prolonged closure due to a multivehicle wreck that killed two people east of North Platte Friday afternoon. The photo was posted on the Nebraska 511 website from the Nebraska Department of Transportation cameras on the I-80 overpasses at milepost 181, east of the North Platte weigh stations and two miles east of Newberry Access. Scanner traffic indicated the wreck took place about 2 p.m., ejecting four people from one vehicle who were taken to Great Plains Health. Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas confirmed in late afternoon that two people died in the crash. Authorities shut down eastbound I-80 from the main North Platte exit (Exit 177) to milepost 186, about four miles west of Maxwell. For more information A winter storm warning remained in effect for west central Nebraska through 6 a.m. CT Saturday.
     
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    LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating multiple deadly crashes that occurred during Friday’s winter storm. Troopers responded to 14 crashes and performed 36 motorist assists in areas experiencing winter driving conditions Friday into Saturday morning.

    Troopers were dispatched to a crash on Interstate 80 near mile marker 184 at 2:10 p.m. Friday. The crash involved three vehicles. Preliminary investigation shows that a GMC Yukon was westbound on I-80 when it lost control, crossed the median, and struck an eastbound Honda SUV and a semi. The driver of the GMC, Lezter Juarez, 27, and passenger, Janice Arriaga-Martinez, 25, both of Lincoln, were ejected from the vehicle. Both were pronounced deceased at the scene.

    All four occupants of the Honda were transported to Great Plains Health in North Platte with serious injuries. Three have since been transferred to UNMC in Omaha for further treatment. The semi driver was not injured. I-80 was reopened at 8:30 p.m.

    At 5:45 p.m., NSP responded to a single-vehicle crash on I-80 near mile marker 211. A Ford pickup had been traveling westbound when it lost control in winter driving conditions and rolled. The driver, identified as Joseph Dodson, 53, of North Platte, was ejected from the vehicle.


    A passenger and a trooper attempted life-saving measures until EMS arrived. Dodson was transported to Gothenburg Health Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The passenger in the vehicle suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

    Winter driving conditions continue in many areas of the state. NSP urges all motorists to reduce speeds in winter driving conditions. Check 511.Nebraska.gov for updated road conditions throughout the state.
     
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