A young Nebraska man has died after losing control of his car in a northeast Nebraska wreck involving three cars.
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office reports 21-year-old Michael Schmidt of Penders died at the scene.
According to the sheriff’s office, Schmidt was driving east on Nebraska Highway 35 just northeast of Emerson when his car sideswiped a westbound van. Schmidt lost control of the car. It hit water on the highway and skid into a third vehicle which was traveling west.
Schmidt died in the accident. Another driver was hospitalized. The third driver was not injured.