MADISON — Authorities say a Norfolk man has died in a crash between his pickup and a semitrailer.

The accident occurred at about 5 a.m. Wednesday on U.S. 81 near Madison. Nebraska State Patrol Capt. Paul Hattan says the pickup struck the southbound big rig from behind and burst into flames.

The patrol identified the dead pickup driver as 35-year-old Bryan Hanley. It's unclear whether the semitrailer driver was injured.

The crash is being investigated.

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