Authorities ID Lincoln couple as victims of I-80 crash

January 29, 2020 GMT

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of a Lincoln man who was killed and his wife, who was injured, in a rollover accident along Interstate 80 in central Nebraska.

The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as Brendan Troutman, 33, and his wife as Tiya Troutman, 28.

The crash occurred around 11:45 a.m. Sunday, about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) east of Lexington. The Troutmans’ westbound pickup truck ran into the median and then rolled in the westbound lanes.

Brendan Troutman died at the scene and his wife was taken to a Lexington hospital before being flown to a Kearney hospital for treatment.

Two semitrailers collided as they slowed for the crash, which blocked the westbound lanes, the sheriff’s office said. One of the drivers was taken to a hospital.