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Man airlifted to hospital after crash near Jackson, Nebraska

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Emergency responders work to free a man trapped inside a truck after a crash near Jackson, Nebraska. Emergency responders work to free a man trapped inside a truck after a crash near Jackson, Nebraska.
JACKSON, Neb. (KTIV) -

Two trucks collided near Jackson, Nebraska, sending one person to the hospital by Mercy Air Care.

It happened on Highway 20 near the L.P. Gill Landfill.  Emergency crews responded about two o'clock Wednesday afternoon.

One of the drivers was trapped inside.  The Dakota County Sheriff said crews from multiple agencies worked together to get the man out of his vehicle.

"The volunteer fire departments, MAC air care, the Dakota County Sheriff's Office, getting the rescue here, and the medical personnel here getting his IVs in, and getting him some oxygen and a lot of manpower to pull him out," Dakota County Sheriff Chris Kleinberg said.

The man was taken was airlifted to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.  His condition is not being released by family request.  The crash shut down Highway 20 for nearly an hour.

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