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2 men die in weekend crash in northeast Nebraska

January 25, 2021 GMT

MADISON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have identified the two Grand Island men who died in a crash in northeast Nebraska over the weekend.

The Madison County Sheriff’s office said a van driving south on U.S. Highway 81 Saturday slid on black ice and veered into oncoming traffic. The van turned onto its passenger side before being struck by a pickup truck around 5:20 p.m. Saturday killing both occupants of the van.

The Sheriff’s office said 25-year-old Dario Garcia Tercero and 26-year-old Rosilio Renato De Pas both died in the crash. They were both from Grand Island.

The 22-year-old driver of the pickup from Madison, Nebraska, was treated at nearby hospital for his injuries and released.

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The northbound lanes of the highway were closed for about four hours after the crash.