October 26, 2014

Man dies in bicycle-car collision in west Omaha

A 56 year old man was killed Thursday afternoon near 260th and West Center Road in west Omaha. Douglas County Sheriff’s officials have identified him as Jim Johnston. Investigators say he was riding a bicycle when an oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and hit Johnston nearly head on. He was airlifted to a hospital where he later died.

The driver has not been identified. The Douglas County Attorney’s office will determine if charges will be filed.

Johnston had worked at the Millard School District for 30 years and had recently retired.