A priest with the Omaha Archdiocese has died in a traffic accident in Missouri.
Archdiocese Chancellor Tim McNeil says the Rev. Francis “Frank” Partusch was struck by a car and killed Monday evening on Missouri Highway 76 on the west side of Branson. Partusch was on vacation in Branson, which is located in southwestern Missouri.
The accident remains under investigation.
Partusch served as pastor of St. Bridget-St. Rose Parish in south Omaha. He had served other Omaha parishes as well as at St. Michael’s in South Sioux City.
Partusch was 68.