Crash alert: 2 men killed when van crashes on icy road in Madison County
MADISON COUNTY, NE – Authorities say a crash on an icy road in northeast Nebraska left two men dead on Saturday.
KSNB reports a van going southbound on Highway 81 in Madison County hit a patch of black ice and skidded across a median. The vehicle flipped onto the passenger side and then was hit by a northbound pickup truck.
The two occupants of the van were pronounced dead at the scene. They were identified by the Madison County Sheriff as 25-year-old Dario Garcia Tercero and 26-year-old Rosilio Renato De Pas, both of Grand Island.
The driver of the pickup, 22-year-old Tristan Bierman of Madison, was treated at a hospital and released.
Highway 81 north was shut down near the scene of the crash for about four hours while the wreckage was being cleared.
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