Norfolk, NE woman killed in Pierce County crash

Published: Nov. 26, 2021 at 2:34 PM CST
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PIERCE, Neb. (KTIV) - A Norfolk, Nebraska woman has died in an accident in Pierce County.

Investigators say the accident happened shortly after 11:00pm, Thursday night, on Highway 81 just south of the intersection with Highway 98.

Deputies say an SUV was headed north, and crossed the center line. It collided with a southbound semi.

The driver of the SUV, 26-year-old Amanda Thackson, died in the crash. The semi sustained severe front-end damage. But, there’s no word whether the semi’s driver, 62-year-old Kenneth Schanche, of Lesterville, South Dakota, was hurt.

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