A 23-year-old died after being thrown from a bed of a pick-up this weekend.
The driver of the truck faces criminal charges.
The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office reports Jacob Smaus [smells] of Prague died Sunday afternoon of injuries sustained in the wreck which took place at about 1:30 that morning.
According to the sheriff’s office, Smaus and 27-year-old Jesse Mumaugh were both thrown from the pick-up bed on the main street of Prague. Mumaugh suffered injuries, but none were life-threatening.
The driver of the pick-up, 23-year-old Brandon Ostry of Prague, has been charged with driver while intoxicated, causing serious bodily harm, and giving false information. Ostry, who is jailed in Saunders County, could face additional charges.