Iowa man killed, another injured in Nebraska collision

October 15, 2018 GMT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an Iowa man was killed, another was injured and another was suspected of driving drunk in causing a collision on the north side of Omaha.

The accident occurred around 7:30 p.m. Saturday on Nebraska Highway 36 near Glenn Cunningham Lake. Police say an eastbound pickup truck crossed the center line and struck an oncoming vehicle.

The vehicle driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He’s been identified as 21-year-old Joseph Daniels, who lived in Council Bluffs. His passenger was taken to a hospital. He’s been identified as 21-year-old Thomas Greise, also of Council Bluffs.

The pickup driver was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide and drunken driving. Court records don’t show that he’s been formally charged. Police say the 28-year-old man lives in Earling, Iowa.