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Wayne Co. Sheriff: One dead, two transported to the hospital after a two vehicle accident near Winside, NE


WINSIDE, Neb. (US92/KTIV)  - The Wayne County Sheriff’s office has released more information about the fatal accident that occurred early Wednesday morning.

According to Wayne County Sheriff LeRoy Jansen, the accident took place around 12:15 a.m. about 5 miles south of Winside on Highway 35.

A northbound vehicle, driven by an unidentified driver, crossed the center line and collided head on with a southbound SUV driven by Shelby Pesek of Winside.

Pesek and her passenger, Julie Liles, were transported to Faith Regional Health Services for treatment of their injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle was the lone occupant and he has been pronounced dead by the Wayne County Sheriff’s office.

The occupant’s information is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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