A Texas man has been killed, his wife injured in a crash in southeastern Nebraska.
The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office says 72-year-old Lester Meciej of Round Rock, Texas died in the wreck. His wife, 70-year-old Jeanne Maciej, was injured.
The sheriff’s office says the accident occurred Monday afternoon when Maciej, driving south in a sports utility vehicle pulling a camper, crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 75 outside of Auburn and struck a northbound semi tractor-trailer hauling a skid loader.
The truck driver, 52-year-old Bryant Olson of Springfield, Missouri, was injured in the accident.