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1 man dies, another man hurt in rollover near Scottsbluff

June 21, 2020 GMT

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 38-year-old Scottsbluff man died and another man was hurt in a rollover crash near Scottsbluff.

The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Department says the crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Spring Creek Road and U.S. Highway 26.

A Nebraska State Trooper who witnessed the one-vehicle crash reported the vehicle was on fire with one man inside after the crash and one man had been ejected. The 38-year-old died at the scene of the crash. A 32-year-old man from Scottsbluff was taken to a hospital with injuries that aren’t considered life threatening.


The sheriff’s office said neither man was wearing a seat belt. The names of the men were not immediately released.