NE Man Brady Sweetser ID’d As Victim In Thursday Night Lincoln Fatal Motorcycle Crash

LANCASTER COUNTY, NE. (THECOUNT) — Brady Sweetser, of Lincoln, Nebraska, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday fatal motorcycle crash in Lancaster County.

Sweetser, 23, was killed in a two-vehicle motorcycle crash near Lincoln Thursday night.

According to reports, Sweetser was operating a motorcycle on Nebraska 2 near Pioneers Boulevard in Lincoln, when the bike came into contact with a Dodge Charger, operated by 38-year-old Patrick Tvrdy also of Lincoln, around 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

Tvrdy was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Sweetser was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Sweetser:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lancaster County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 285,407, making it the second-most populous county in Nebraska. Its county seat is Lincoln, the state capital. The county was created in 1859 – Wikipedia.

NE Woman Brittni McBride ID’d As Victim In Sunday Night Omaha Fatal Vehicle Crash Involving Teens

DOUGLAS COUNTY, NE. (THECOUNT) — Brittni McBride, of Omaha, Nebraska, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday night two-vehicle crash in Douglas County.

McBride, 33, was killed in a two-vehicle crash that also seriously injured two teenagers late Sunday night.

According to reports, Jayden Johnson, 18, was operating a Chevrolet Traverse on 42nd Street near Curtis Avenue in Omaha, when the vehicle came into contact with a Buick Enclave operated by McBride around 10 p.m. Sunday.

McBride, who was ejected from the vehicle during the collision, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Johnson and her passenger, 16-year-old Shelby Putnam, were transported to an area hospital in serious condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Douglas County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 517,110. It is the state’s most populous county, home to over one-fourth of Nebraska’s residents. Its county seat is Omaha, the state’s largest city – Wikipedia.

IA Men Gilly Vasquez & Robert Islas ID’d As Victims In Tuesday Night North Platte Double-Fatal Vehicle Crash Involving Big-Rig

LINCOLN COUNTY, NE. (THECOUNT) — Gilbert “Gilly” Vasquez and Robert Islas, both of Sioux City, Iowa, have been identified as the men killed in a double-fatal vehicle crash in Lincoln County Wednesday night.

Vasquez, 59, and Islas, 32, were both killed in a Tuesday night crash involving a big-rig near North Platte.

According to reports, Vasquez and Islas were traveling in a vehicle on Highway 83 near North Platte, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 7 p.m. Tuesday. The vehicle than made head-on contact with a semi-truck and burst into flames.

The driver of the semi suffered minor injuries.

Vasquez and Islas were pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma and thermal injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved men:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lincoln County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 36,288. Its county seat is North Platte. Despite the county’s name, the state capital city of Lincoln is not in or near Lincoln County – Wikipedia.

NE 14-Year-Old Girl Driver Involved In Saturday Night Deadly Pickup-VS-Motorcycle Crash

OMAHA, NE. (THECOUNT) — A 14-year-old girl was operating a pickup truck when she reportedly turned in front of a motorcycle carrying two people Saturday night in Omaha. The motorcyclist died and his passenger, Jenna Dieffenbach, was critically hurt in the crash.

According to officials, the teen driver was operating a Ford F-150 traveling in the intersection of 156th and Q streets in Omaha, when she attempted to conduct a left hand turn into the path of the motorcycle.

Dieffenbach, 24, was critically injured when she was ejected from the motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle was killed. His name has not been released as of Sunday morning.

Dieffenbach sustained serious injuries to her abdomen, pelvis, arm, and ankle that are not considered life threatening, reports ColumbusTelegram.

The teen driver, whose name was not provided, didn’t report any injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Omaha is a city in the U.S. state of Nebraska, on the Missouri River close to the Iowa border. A stop on the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail, it’s known for its pioneer history, museums and cultural centers. The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium spearheads conservation work and features a big cat complex as well as indoor jungle, rainforest and desert habitats – wikipedia.

NE Woman Jamie Bauman ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Martell Fatal Rollover Crash

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.

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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.

NE Man Pat Elliott ID’d As Victim Killed In Fall From Omaha Tree Monday

OMAHA, NE. (THECOUNT) — Pat Elliott, of Omaha, Nebraska, has been identified as the victim killed after falling from a tree on Monday.

Elliott, 66, died while apparently falling about 20 feet from a tree he was trimming in Omaha late Monday morning.

The victim was transported code 3 to an area hospital in critical condition on Monday.

Elliott was trimming a tree in the 600 block of Dorcas Street around 11 a.m. when he fell about 20 feet, reports KETV.

Elliott’s brother told police at the scene that the two were trying to remove a large branch from a power line when Pat fell.

He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Geo quick facts: Omaha is a city in the U.S. state of Nebraska, on the Missouri River close to the Iowa border. A stop on the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail, it’s known for its pioneer history, museums and cultural centers. The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium spearheads conservation work and features a big cat complex as well as indoor jungle, rainforest and desert habitats – wikipedia.

IA Man Donovan Rasmussen ID’d As Victim In Thursday Fatal Norfolk NE Jeep Crash

NORFOLK, NE. (THECOUNT) — Donovan Scott Rasmussen of Hiawatha, IA, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle crash on Thursday in Norfolk, Nebraska, according to reports.

“Donny” Rasmussen, 30, died in a Norfolk crash after the Jeep he was operating collided with a truck Thursday morning.

According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Rasmussen was traveling in a Jeep on Highway 81, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway.

The jeep then collided with a cargo truck.

Rasmussen was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver of the truck was 34-year-old Westley Lyon, of Columbus, Nebraska. He was treated for minor injuries, reports KLKN.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Norfolk is a city in Madison County, Nebraska, United States, 113 miles northwest of Omaha and 83 miles west of Sioux City at the intersection of U.S. Routes 81 and 275. The population was 24,210 at the 2010 census, making it the ninth-largest city in Nebraska – Wikipedia.

NE Man Killed After Thrown Over Wahoo Highway 77 Bridge Thursday Night

SAUNDERS COUNTY, NE. (THECOUNT) — A man was killed after being thrown over a viaduct on Highway 77 near Wahoo Thanksgiving evening in Saunders County.

According to reports, the man had exited his vehicle after being involved in a crash, when a big rig lost control on the ice and struck him. The force of the collision caused the man to be thrown over the viaduct just west of Wahoo.

The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office said the deadly incident involved five vehicles all traveling north on Highway 77.

The sheriff’s office said one of the drivers got out of his car and was checking on another driver after a crash. That’s when deputies say a semi-tractor trailer lost control on the icy viaduct and trailer jackknifed striking the viaduct, reports 1011NOW.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The sheriff’s office said there were no other injuries.

Geo quick facts: Wahoo is a city and county seat of Saunders County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 4,508 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

NE Firststar Fiber Employee Killed At Omaha Workplace Thursday ID’d As Dilaver Gasa

OMAHA, NE. (THECOUNT) — Dilaver Gasa has been identified as the Firststar Fiber employee killed in an accident at the business Thursday.

Officers said Gasa, 60, reportedly became pinned under the bucket of a front end loader around 8:30 a.m.

Omaha Fire Department medics were dispatched to the scene.

The Firstar Fiber Corporation is located on I Street in Omaha, NE.

When first responders arrived Gasa was already deceased of massive blunt force trauma.

A forensic team is investigating the scene, reports KETV.

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Geo quick facts: Omaha is a city in the U.S. state of Nebraska, on the Missouri River close to the Iowa border. A stop on the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail, it’s known for its pioneer history, museums and cultural centers. The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium spearheads conservation work and features a big cat complex as well as indoor jungle, rainforest and desert habitats – wikipedia.

NE Teacher Tammy Sukstorf Death Ruled Suicide Says Saunders County Sheriff

SAUNDERS COUNTY, NE. (THECOUNT) — Tammy Sukstorf, the Cedar Bluffs teacher found dead over the weekend, committed suicide, according to newly released report.

Sukstorf, 52, an elementary school teacher in rural Cedar Bluffs, had not been seen since 10:30 p.m. July 5.

Her body was discovered Sunday evening.

“After autopsy, we rule the missing person case as a suicide,” a Saunders County sheriff official said Monday afternoon, reports WOWT.

A manner of death was not provided by officials.

Geo quick facts: Saunders County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 20,780. Its county seat is Wahoo. Saunders County is included in the Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.