MARTELL, NE. (THECOUNT) — Jamie Bauman has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday head-on vehicle crash in Martell, Nebraska.
Bauman, 39, was killed in a rollover crash on Highway 77 in Martell on Wednesday.
According to officials, the fatal crash occurred on Highway 77 around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, after for unknown reasons, the pickup truck Bauman was operating, crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes. The vehicle then came into contact with an SUV driven by 25-year-old Cassidy Clement.
Bauman was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt for trauma injuries.
Clement, of Lincoln, was transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Both Bauman and Clement were the only occupants of their respective vehicles, reports klkn.
Preliminary evidence indicates that Clement was wearing a seatbelt, however, Bauman was not.
Road conditions at the time of the collision were snow covered and icy.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Martell is an unincorporated community in southwestern Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States. It lies along local roads southwest of the city of Lincoln, the county seat of Lancaster County and Nebraska’s state capital. Its elevation is 1,332 feet – Wikipedia.