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Patrol: Driver died in collision while trying to pass semi

January 3, 2020 GMT

OSHKOSH, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man died when his pickup truck collided with an oncoming semitrailer in the Nebraska Panhandle, the Nebraska State Patrol said.

The collision occurred around 4:10 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 26, just west of Oshkosh in Garden County. Station KNEB reported that the pickup driver was trying to pass an eastbound semitrailer when he rammed into the westbound truck.

The patrol identified the driver as Michael Goebel, 65. Information on the semitrailer driver wasn’t immediately available.