One Killed in Grain Truck Crash on Highway 74 in Clay County

Clay County, Nebraska (October 8, 2019) – One person was killed Monday afternoon in a traffic collision involving a grain truck in Clay County, according to the authorities.

The fatal crash happened around 4:10 p.m. on October 7, on Highway 74, just west of Fairfield.

Deputies said a car and a grain truck collided for unknown reasons on the highway.

One person was killed in the crash.

No further details were provided.

The crash remains under investigation.

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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. 

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