Nebraska State Patrol identifies victim of fatal crash near Fremont

Authorities have identified the driver who was killed in a car crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 77 just north of Fremont.
Published: Nov. 18, 2021 at 2:23 PM CST
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FREMONT, Neb. (WOWT) - Authorities confirmed the identity of the man who died after his van rear-ended a semi Wednesday afternoon on Highway 77.

Anthony Branam, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at about 3:30 p.m. just north of Fremont, according to the Nebraska State Patrol.

NSP said Wednesday that Branam’s northbound van hit a commercial semi-truck from behind. The semi driver was not injured, but the highway was closed for about three hours.

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