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Alliance man killed Thursday in crash

July 27, 2018 GMT

A 71-year-old Alliance man died in a crash nine miles south of Alliance Thursday.

The Nebraska State Patrol said Chester Shuster died in the crash at Highway 285 in Morrill County.

Shuster had been driving a jeep southbound on Highway 385 when his vehicle crossed the center line and he struck a northbound semi.

Shuster was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi, Ethan Rochholz, 18, of Blue Hill, Nebraska, did not suffer any injuries.

Seat belts were not in use by Shuster, but Rochholz was wearing a seat belt.

The Box Butte County Sheriff’s Department and Morrill County Sheriff’s Department assisted the NSP.