Highway 34 crash near La Platte kills two men

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SARPY COUNTY, Neb. (WOWT) -- Two men were killed in a crash Tuesday morning along Highway 34, between Highway 75 and the Missouri River, the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office reported.

Traffic was stopped on Highway 34 on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, after a fatal crash. (Tara Campbell / WOWT)

At 10:42 a.m., Bellevue Fire first-responders were sent to a crash at that location, the Sheriff's Office report states.

Two men were reported dead at the scene, the report states.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.

Traffic on Highway 34 was shut down in both directions between the Kennedy Freeway (Highway 75) and Harlan Lewis Road following the crash, according to a tweet from Sarpy County 911.

This is a developing story. Stay with 6 News will for further updates later today.

Sarpy County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed Highway 34 is reopened.