The Otoe County Sheriff’s Office reports John Stevenson died at a Lincoln hospital.
On the 10th, Stevenson was traveling west on Nebraska 2 when he drove onto the off ramp at the Nebraska 50 interchange near Syracuse. Stevenson drove into the path of a car driven by 19-year-old Emmilie Kosiba of Syracuse, who has traveling north on 50.
The accident occurred around two o’clock in the afternoon. The accident report states Stevenson failed to yield to a northbound vehicle.
Paramedics first rushed Stevenson to Community Memorial Hospital in Syracuse. He then was flown by helicopter to Bryan West Campus in Lincoln.
His wife, Julie, a passenger in the car was taken to Bryan West where he is listed in fair condition.
Kosiba was treated and released from the Syracuse hospital.