Brady Wakefield was driving westbound around 7 p.m. about three miles west of Kearney when he lost control of his pickup.
Authorities say Wakefield lost control due to a blown tire. The pickup rolled into the median landing in the eastbound passing lane.
A passenger in the truck, 58-year-old Jeff Hoier of Herman was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital. His condition was not available.
What caused the tire to blow is not known at this time. The incident remains under investigation.
By Brent Wiethorn, KKPR, Kearney