KEARNEY — Authorities say one driver was killed and another was injured when their pickup trucks collided head-on on a bridge southeast of Kearney.
The accident was reported just after 4:45 a.m. Sunday on the Nebraska 10 bridge over the Platte River south of the Minden I-80 interchange.
The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office says the northbound pickup caught fire after the collision. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the southbound pickup, Gary R. Lea, 32, of rural Kearney, was taken to a Kearney hospital.
The name of the man who was killed hasn't been released. There were no passengers in either truck.