Mishawaka man dies after being injured in Nebraska I-80 pileup

Published: Feb. 22, 2019 at 3:19 PM EST
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Nebraska authorities say a Mishawaka man injured in a multivehicle pileup on Interstate 80 has died.

The Nebraska State Patrol says 29-year-old Jason Palmer died Friday morning at a Kearney hospital.

The patrol says nine semitrailers and two passenger vehicles were involved in the chain-reaction crashes Wednesday morning between the Aurora and Giltner exits in south-central Nebraska. Palmer was a passenger in one of the passenger vehicles. The driver was treated at an Aurora hospital and released.

The patrol says the foul winter weather was a factor in the crashes, which blocked the eastbound interstate lanes for around three hours.

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2/22/2019 1:28:45 PM (GMT -5:00)