Scott DeWald Killed in Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Accident on I-80 in Omaha

Omaha, Nebraska (August 20, 2019) – A motorcyclist was killed on Friday in a traffic accident in Omaha, according to the police.

The deadly crash happened on Friday, August 16, on Interstate 80.

Police said Scott DeWald was riding a motorcycle when he was hit by a vehicle that left the scene after the accident.

DeWald, a father of two, was killed in the crash. His family is urging the driver of the other vehicle to come forward.

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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