NE Man Nick Scarpino ID’d As Victim In Mondy Lincoln Fatal Motorcycle Collision

SARPY COUNTY, NE. (THECOUNT) — Nicholas Scarpino, of Omaha, Nebraska, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Monday motorcycle collision in Sarpy County.

Scarpino, 23, was killed in a motorcycle crash involving a vehicle near Omaha late Monday afternoon.

According to reports, Scarpino was operating a motorcycle on South 132nd Street near Harrison Street in Omaha, when the bike came into contact with a Mazda 3 around 4:30 p.m. Monday.

The operator of the Mazda, a 74-year-old Bellevue woman, suffered minor injuries in the collision.

Scarpino was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember “Pino:”

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Sarpy County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 158,840, making it the third-most populous county in Nebraska. Its county seat is Papillion. Sarpy County is part of the Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

NE Man Tyler Roth ID’d As Victim In Monday Night Lincoln Fatal Motorcycle Collision

LANCASTER COUNTY, NE. (THECOUNT) — Tyler Roth, of Lincoln, Nebraska, has been identified as the victim killed in a Monday night motorcycle crash in Lancaster County.

Roth, 31, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Lincoln Monday night.

According to reports, Roth was operating a motorcycle on South 27th Street near Randolph Street in Lincoln, when the bike came into contact with a passenger vehicle Monday night. Roth was thrown from the bike during the collision.

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

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.

Steven L. Mercer Owner Omaha NE ‘Time Out Foods’ Dies Suddenly At 59

OMAHA, NE. (THECOUNT) — Steven L. Mercer, owner Nebraska, “Time Out Foods,” died suddenly on Christmas Day, according to reports.

Mercer died Wednesday. He was 59.

Mercer is survived by his mother, as well as numerous close relatives and friends.

Visitation for Mercer will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m., reports KETV.

According to a piece in “Unique Eats and Eateries,” Time Out opened in 1969 as a sit-down restaurant to help develop minority business in North Omaha. In 1972, Steve Mercer’s parents bought the business from Swanson. Using their family recipe for fried chicken, the restaurant became a success.

Mercer started helping out at the age of 11 and bought the restaurant from his parents at the age of 22.

He often joked that the secret recipe put Kentucky Fried Chicken to shame. Time Out was named the best fried chicken in Omaha multiple times.

A cause of death was not provided as of Friday.

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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 Pair Gabrielle Ramirez Beau Dasher ID’d As Victims In Sunday Sarpy County Double-Fatal Crash

SARPY COUNTY, NE. (THECOUNT) — Plattsmouth, Nebraska pair, Gabrielle Ramirez and Beau Dasher, have been identified as the victims in a double-fatal crash in Sarpy County on Sunday, according to Monday reports.

Dasher, 20 and Ramirez, 19, were both killed in a two-vehicle crash near Liberty, Nebraska, around 1 p.m. Sunday.

According to reports, the crash involved a Chevy Silverado pickup and a Chrysler 200 traveling on Highway 75 near US-75.

Dasher and Ramirez were killed while traveling in the Chrysler.

Both vehicles had three occupants.

The Chrysler driver, identified as Joshua Martinez, 27, of Plattsmouth, was seriously injured, reports 1011.

In the Silverado Pickup, Christopher Peters, 20, the driver, and Bailey Clark, 21, both of Council Bluffs were seriously injured. A 1-year-old child was in a child restraint seat in the vehicle’s back seat and was not hurt.

All of the injured were transported to area hospitals.

The crash remains under investigation.

According to social media, Ramirez was originally from Salt Lake City. Dasher attended Plattsmouth High School.

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Geo quick facts: Sarpy County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 158,840, making it the third-most populous county in Nebraska. Its county seat is Papillion. Sarpy County is part of the Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

NE Man Cody Lee Kreifels ID’d As Victim In Saturday Johnson County ATV Crash

TECUMSEH, NE. (THECOUNT) — Cody Lee Kreifels has been identified as the victim in a Saturday afternoon ATV crash in Johnson County, Nebraska.

Kreifels, 23, was operating an ATV on Saturday in farm field southwest of Tecumseh, Nebraska, when he fatal crash occurred, according to officials on Monday.

Little information has been released by authorities as to the cause of the crash.

Kreifels was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Tecumseh Rescue Squad was called to a farm field southwest of Tecumseh on Saturday afternoon, where the victim, identified as Cody Kreifels, was pronounced dead, reports JournalStar.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is investigated the accident and an autopsy was performed.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the young man:

According to social media, Kreifels worked at Gartner Transport. He attended Johnson-Brock Public School, according to social media.

Geo quick facts: Tecumseh is a city in and the county seat of Johnson County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,677 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

NE Couple Doug Donna Erhart ID’d As Victims In Fatal Sunday Cass County Crash

CASS COUNTY, NE. (THECOUNT) — Douglas, 62, and Donna Erhart, 67, both of Murdock, Nebraska, have been identified as the couple killed in a Sunday morning crash in Liberty, Nebraska.

The couple was traveling in a vehicle on US-75, when they lost control and crossed centerlines, officials said.

The couple then collided with a vehicle driven by Karla Manzel on Sunday around 10:30 a.m. just north of Highway 1.

Manzel and a female passenger, identified as Elizabeth Schroeder, were taken to UNMC with non life-threatening injuries, according to KLKNTV.

Douglas and Donna Erhart were pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries suffered in the crash.

A crash reports noted that seat belts were in use at the time of the accident, and that road conditions are believed to be the primary factor in the accident.

Anyone with possible information on the case may contact police at 911.

The investigation is ongoing.

Geo quick facts: Murdock is a village in Cass County, Nebraska. The population was 236 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

EBOLA Doctor Flown To Nebraska DEAD

The surgeon flown to Nebraska after being diagnosed with Ebola in Sierra Leone – has died, hospital officials said Monday.

Dr. Martin Salia, 44, is the second person to die of Ebola in the United States after Thomas Eric Duncan.

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Salia landed Saturday in Omaha. He was the 10th patient to be treated on American soil and the third at Nebraska Medical Center. Continue reading

Miss Nebraska Megan Swanson DID WHAT On LIVE TV?

Miss Nebraska Megan Swanson had a bit of an accident during the live broadcast of the Miss America pageant.

Even since then, social media has been going hogwild.

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As Chris Harrison was discussing the evening wear part of the competition, noting, “The judges will be looking at the personal style and flair of each of these contestants, Continue reading

TENSE: Sioux City Iowa Under TORNADO WARNING

Tornado Watch 315 remains valid until 1 am CDT Wednesday for the following areas in Iowa. This Watch includes 11 counties in northwest Iowa. TORNADO ON THE GROUND in Dickinson. Sirens blaring.

TORNADO WARNING ISSUED IN FOLLOWING AREAS:

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Buena Vista Cherokee Clay Dickinson Ida Lyon Obrien Osceola Plymouth Sioux Woodbury in Nebraska this Watch Includes 2 counties in northeast Nebraska Dakota Dixon Continue reading