One man died, another suffered critical injuries when a car traveling west in Douglas County veered into the eastbound lane and struck a SUV.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reports 63-year-old Richard Sake of Valley was driving west on West Dodge Road. His car left the road, entered the eastbound lane, and struck a SUV driven by 43-year-old James Oleary of Omaha.
Sake was pronounced dead at the scene. Oleary was transported by helicopter to Nebraska Medical Center, where he is listed in critical condition.
An investigation continues into why Sake crossed into oncoming traffic.