UPDATE: Victims identified in 3-vehicle crash in Cuming County, NE

A pickup hit a car while another pickup collided with them in Cuming County, Nebraska, killing...
A pickup hit a car while another pickup collided with them in Cuming County, Nebraska, killing one(WGEM)
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 1:06 PM CDT
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BEEMER, Neb. (KTIV) - Authorities revealed the identities of the victims in a 3-vehicle crash in Beemer, Nebraska Friday that left one person dead.

According to the Cuming County Sheriff’s Office, 22-year-old Carlos Mora of Wisner, Nebraska collided with a pickup driven by 16-year-old Bowdy Bird of Wisner. Twenty-eight-year-old Elijah Gonzalez of Norfolk hit Mora’s car after the crash.

The sheriff’s office said Mora died at the scene.

They say Bird was transported to a local hospital before being life-flighted to Omaha for critical injuries. Gonzalez was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.

Authorities say seatbelts were not in use.

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BEEMER, Neb. (KTIV) - Authorities say one person has died following a three-vehicle accident in Beemer, Nebraska Friday night.

According to the Cuming County Sheriff’s Office, the accident was reported west of Beemer on Highway 275 at around 11 p.m.

The sheriff’s office says a car and pickup crashed into each other, before a third vehicle, another pickup, crashed into the car.

Authorities say the car driver died on the scene.

Authorities say the driver of the first pickup was transported to a local hospital before being life-flighted to Omaha for critical injuries. The driver of the second pickup was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.

They sheriff’s office says the accident is under investigation and no additional information has been released.

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