Two dead, two taken to hospital after crash in Douglas County

Updated: May. 8, 2021 at 6:20 PM CDT
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WATERLOO, Neb. (WOWT) - In a recent release from Douglas County, they have identified the driver of the van that was involved in a fatal crash that killed two on Saturday.

The driver of the van has been identified as Charles Miller, 58, of Yutan. According to a release from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, a van and a pickup collided at 280th and West Center Rd.

Witnesses to the accident tell deputies, the van was traveling East when the driver attempted to pass another vehicle and went into the westbound lanes. That’s when the van crashed with the pickup.

The release goes on to say Miller pronounced dead at the scene. Two people were removed from the pickup and taken to the hospital.

One person in the pickup was also pronounced dead at the scene and their identity has not been released. The accident is still under investigation.

If anyone has any information, give the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office a call at (402) 444-6700.

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