Update: A Third Victim Of Fremont Crash Has Died

By: sixonline Email
By: sixonline Email

Another victim of a deadly crash near Fremont involving four teenage boys has died.

16-year old Trey Hansen died Tuesday evening at Creighton University Medical Center. The driver, 16-year-old Jackson Blick and a passenger, 16-year-old Tyler Walling, died at the scene of the accident Monday night.

Authorities say it happened Monday night on Old Highway 8 and Highway 275, near the Budweiser plant.

Three crosses now stand alone on Highway 8 as a memorial.

16-year-old Jake Burnside was also injured in the crash and was taken to Creighton University Medical Center.

Blick was driving a 1966 Ford Mustang.

Law enforcement officials told Channel 6 News the teens were racing another car. The driver of the second car is the person who called 911 to report the crash. None of the teenagers involved in the crash were wearing a seat belt.

Dan Blackburn, owner of Blackburn Towing towed the vehicle from the scene. He told Channel 6 News he knows the families of the victims.

"It's really a sad thing for Fremont and the community," said Blackburn. "I know one of the boys was a school teacher's son. My daughter was friends and knew all of them."

Mike Christensen lives across the road from where the accident happened. He says even with out knowing the teens he still feels shaken up.

"I'm distraught, I think the older you get the more sentimental you get, and you realize you are only here from one minute to the next, you can be gone. When you are a kid you don't realize that.," Christensen said.

When Channel Six was at the scene of a memorial, Jacob Klein and Seth Nickolaison ran by.

"We were going to stop at our six miles, but we decided to go a little bit extra just to be able to make it all the way out here, and see what, just come back to the scene," Nickolaison said.

Both Klein and Nickolaison were friends of the teens.

"Blick was on the cross country team and track team, he was a real good guy. Walling was kind of a neighbor, and uh had a few classes with him. Trey was on the track team too, and Burnside, I didn't know him as close as the other guys but I could still talk to him, he was a good guy," Klein said.

"they were amazing guys," Klein said.

Crisis team members are being made available for students Tuesday and Wednesday at Fremont High School.


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