NORFOLK, NE – A crash involving an SUV and a pickup truck shut down part of a Stanton County highway and left one person hospitalized, according to KTIV.
The incident happened at the intersection of U.S. Highway 275 and 561st Avenue about three miles east of Norfolk. Authorities responded to the scene at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Investigators determined that 60-year-old Douglas Risinger was driving a pickup that turned into the path of the SUV, which caught fire following the collision.
Risinger, of Norfolk was taken to a nearby hospital while the the driver of the SUV, 65-year-old Kurt Hansen of West Point, Nebraska, was treated at the scene.
Highway 275’s eastbound lanes were blocked for an hour while the scene was being cleared.
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