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Victims identified in crash near Scribner that killed four family members from Fremont
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Victims identified in crash near Scribner that killed four family members from Fremont

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SCRIBNER — Four people — including two children — died in a crash Thursday morning east of Scribner, state authorities said.

The crash happened at about 9:45 a.m. on U.S. 275 when a Pontiac passenger vehicle and semi-trailer collided, according to a news release from the Nebraska State Patrol.

The four occupants of the Pontiac were a family from Fremont. The driver, Heidi Lykens-Huisman, 37, and passengers, Joshua Huisman, 29, and Jaymasin Lykens, 10, were all pronounced deceased at the scene. The fourth occupant, Nova Huisman, 9 months old, was transported by Scribner Rescue to the hospital in Fremont and later died.

The semi driver, Heath Harrison, 37, of Beemer, was not injured.

The Investigation is ongoing.

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Scribner is about 50 miles northwest of Omaha.

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