A Humboldt man died, his three young children were injured, when he lost control of his sports utility vehicle on Nebraska 4 Highway.
The Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office reports Dennis Schlund died at the scene, Nebraska 4 near 624th Road near Table Rock.
The office reports Schlund lost control of the vehicle driving east on Nebraska 4. The SUV rolled several times. It came to a rest in a field.
Authorities believe the crash occurred Thursday evening, but the SUV wasn’t found until Friday morning when two Table Rock residents saw it Friday morning.
The children, ages 3, 5, and 7, were flown to a nearby hospital.
A toxicology test of Schlund has been ordered. Authorities suspect drug use contributed to the fatal wreck.