An 89-year-old Nebraska man died in a traffic accident near Uehling when his vehicle slammed into the rear of a semitrailer truck on U.S. Highway 77.
The crash occurred about 11 a.m. Thursday, the Nebraska State Patrol said.
Francis Wood of Oakland was southbound on Highway 77 when his 2006 Chevrolet Impala struck the rear of a semi driven by Tyler Woodward, 20, of Howells.
Wood was pronounced dead at the scene, the State Patrol said.
Woodward was injured and taken to the Fremont Medical Center. He was treated there and released. — Jay Withrow