Iowa man dies in Norfolk when Jeep crashes into truck

December 19, 2019 GMT

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — An Iowa man died Thursday morning in Norfolk, Nebraska, after the Jeep he was driving crossed a raised median and crashed into a truck.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened about 9:15 a.m. Thursday when Donovan Rasmussen, 30, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, apparently lost control of a Jeep on Highway 81. The vehicle crossed a raised median and hit a cargo truck.

Rasmussen died in the crash. The driver of the truck — Westley Lyon, 34, of Columbus, Nebraska, was treated for minor injuries.

The crash forced the closure of Highway 81 for about four hours.