STANTON COUNTY – One person is dead and another critically injured after a car accident in Northeast Nebraska.
It happened at about 7 a.m. Monday on State Highway 24 about two miles east of Norfolk.
Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger says a westbound pickup driven by 19-year-old Ried Krutz of Stanton crossed the center line and collided head-on with another vehicle.
Unger says one of the vehicles rolled after the collision and both vehicles came to rest in a nearby ditch.
The second driver was identified as 63-year-old Jim Hoff of Norfolk. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Krutz was taken to Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk with what were called critical injuries.