Two dead after car crash near Crofton in Nebraska

by SpeedLux
Cedar County, Nebraska

Two Iowa residents were killed in a car crash near Crofton in northeastern Nebraska.

The crash took place around the afternoon on Tuesday at a rural Cedar County intersection.

Officials say the crash took place when a 90-year-old Orleans, Nebraska, man was southbound and approaching the intersection and was hit by an eastbound car.

The driver of the car, a 74-year-old identified as William Koontz, of Sioux City, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in his car, a 71-year-old identified as Anita Koontz of Sioux City, was hospitalized in Yankton, South Dakota, where she succumbed to her injuries.

The driver of the pickup was hospitalized with minor injuries.

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