Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 6 in Gretna

Gretna, Nebraska (September 14, 2019) – A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Gretna, according to the officials.

The fatal crash occurred on Friday, September 13, on Highway 6 west of Highway 31.

Officials said a driver came over the top of the hill, noticed the traffic a little too late, braked, crossed the center line, and crashed head-on into another vehicle.

One of the drivers, a man in his mid-40s, was airlifted to Nebraska Medicine where he was pronounced dead.

The other driver, a woman in her mid-20s was taken to a Bergan hospital with minor injuries.

The crash closed Highway 6 from Highway 31 to 220th Street.

The crash remains under investigation.

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service, we like to advise family the following:

1.       In most cases, it is very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including by not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before it disappears or is altered. 

2.       In Nebraska, it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attorney first.

3.       Nothing in this blog is intended to be legal advice.

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