Morrill County crash claims five lives

SCOTTSBLUFF—A crash in Morrill County has claimed the lives of two adults and three children. The crash occurred Sunday evening north of Bridgeport on Highway 385.

At approximately, 6:00 p.m. MT, the Nebraska State Patrol received a report of a crash involving an SUV and a semi. The area was experiencing heavy rain at the time of the crash.

Near the junction of Highway 385 and L62A, a northbound 2015 Ford Expedition lost control, hydroplaned, and spun into the southbound lane of Highway 385. The vehicle was then struck in the rear by a southbound truck tractor-semi trailer.


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