Driver In Rollover Identified

An update on rollover crash in Cass County.

The Cassgram reports Sheriff Wm. C. Brueggemann advised on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at about 6:15 a.m., Cass County Sheriff Office Deputies, Murray and Plattsmouth Fire and Rescue responded to the area of Rock Bluff Road and 27th Avenue, East of Beaver Lake Dam area for a one vehicle personal injury accident rollover.

A silver 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 pickup driven by Cody J. Melena, age 20, from Plattsmouth was initially traveling westbound on Rock Bluff Road and attempted to initiate a curved area in the road and subsequently lost control, thus leaving the roadway and colliding with an embankment and causing Melena's vehicle to overturn.

Melena was transported Creighton Medical Center for treatment.

Melena was issued a Cititaion to appear in court to answer to the charge of Careless Driving and Minor in Possession of Alcohol. Evidence at the scene indicates that excessive speed and alcohol were factors in the cause of the accident. Melena was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident

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