A deadly accident remains under investigation in Douglas County.
Deputies were sent to Highways 275 and 36 Sunday at 6:30 p.m. involving a small SUV and a semi-truck. 19 year old Tyler Cherrington of Ralston was driving a 2004 Buick Rainier westbound on Highway 275 approaching Highway 36.
The investigation indicates that Cherrington’s vehicle cross the grass median into oncoming traffic and was struck on the passenger side by a semi-truck traveling eastbound on Highway 275. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the semi is identified as 59 year old Kreg Mitteis of Orchard, Nebraska. There is no report of injuries.
The cattle were transferred to another truck.
Authorities say at this time it is not known why Cherrington’s vehicle crossed the median.