Francisco Alarcon, Janice Preister Killed in Car Crash on Highway 32 in Madison County
Madison County, Nebraska (October 3, 2019) – Two people were killed in a multi-vehicle crash Wednesday night in Madison County, according to a local news source.
The crash was reported shortly after 8:30 p.m. on October 2, on Highway 32, a mile east of 121 junction.
Authorities said Francisco Alarcon, 79, of Madison was driving a 2003 Chevy Trailblazer eastbound when he crossed the center line and collided with a westbound 2019 Nissan Rogue driven by Janice Preister,75, of Lindsay.
A while later, a 2017 Ford Edge drove through the scene and hit the Trailblazer.
Preister was declared dead at the scene.
Alarcon was taken to Faith Regional Health Services with life-threatening injuries where he was pronounced dead.
A passenger in the Ford was taken to Faith Regional with non-life threatening injuries.
The crash closed the highway for about three hours.
The crash remains under investigation.
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