Nebraska Beef Contributes To Funeral Fund For Four Workers

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Nebraska Beef announced Wednesday it is contributing $30,000 to a fund established to cover funeral expenses for four workers killed in a traffic accident last Friday near Waterloo.

Thirty-five-year-old Manuel Leon Lopez, 20-year-old Pedro Soc Ortiz, 19-year-old Gabriel Ralias Juarez and 29-year-old Mario Alvarez Simaj, all of Fremont, were on their way to work in Omaha when the car went out of control in foggy conditions on an icy overpass on Highway 275 near West Maple Road around 5 a.m. and struck an oncoming pickup.

The driver of the pickup, 64-year-old Douglas Nowicki of Waterloo, was injured.

Nebraska Beef says two of the victims were hired last November, the other two were just hired this month.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 188104481 -
Gray Television, Inc.