OMAHA, NE – Police said a driver was killed in a multi-vehicle collision at an intersection in Omaha Monday evening.
In a news release, the Omaha Police Department said the accident happened at 72nd Street and Cass Street shortly before 5:30 p.m. According to investigators, the driver of a Toyota Corolla was headed south on 72nd Street and trying to turn onto Cass Street when the car was struck by a northbound Dodge Nitro. Witnesses and surveillance video indicated the Nitro had the right of way, police said.
The vehicles spun and the Toyota hit a Volkswagen SUV that was stopped. The Toyota driver was pronounced dead after being taken to Bergan Mercy Hospital. He was identified as 61-year-old John Stickrod of Omaha. Police said he had not been wearing a seat belt.
The driver of the Dodge, a 36-year-old Omaha woman, was not seriously hurt.
Cass Street was shut down from 71st Street to 72nd Street for the crash investigation.
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