Mishawaka man killed in Nebraska I-80 pileup
AURORA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities say an Indiana man injured in a multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 80 has died.
The Nebraska State Patrol says 29-year-old Jason Palmer, of Mishawaka, Indiana, died Friday morning at a Kearney hospital.
The patrol says nine semitrailers and two passenger vehicles were involved in the chain-reaction crashes Wednesday morning between the Aurora and Giltner exits in south-central Nebraska. Palmer was a passenger in one of the passenger vehicles. The driver was treated at an Aurora hospital and released.
The patrol says the foul winter weather was a factor in the crashes, which blocked the eastbound interstate lanes for around three hours.