Lancaster County authorities say a man driving drunk ran over a bicyclist last night, killing him.
According to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, 57-year-old Douglas Dalke of Lincoln died at the scene of the accident, 54th and Saltillo Road.
26-year-old Everett Hoesing of Olathe, KS has been charged with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence.
The sheriff’s office reports Dalke was riding west on Saltillo when he attempted to turn south onto 54th. The car driven by Hoesing struck the bicycle from behind.
The fatal crash was the 11th fatal wreck in Nebraska in the last five days.
Chris Whitney, KLIN, contributed to this story.