Toby Spaulding Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on County Road 747 near Elm Creek
Elm Creek, Nebraska (September 23, 2019) – A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Sunday night just south of Elm Creek in Phelps County, according to a local news source.
The crash happened around 8:15 p.m. September 22, in the area of County Road 747 and U.S. Highway 183.
NSP said Toby Spaulding, 39, of Holdrege was driving eastbound on County Road 747 when he ran a stop sign at the intersection and crashed into a recreational vehicle driven by Marshall Nelms, 41, of Kearney.
The impact caused the RV to roll into a ditch.
Spaulding was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Nelms and a passenger were uninjured in the crash. They were both wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
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