A 75-year-old motorcyclist has died of head injuries after a wheel fell off of his three-wheel cycle.
The Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office reports Robert Swanson of Omaha died hours after the wreck on Nebraska Highway 370 Tuesday afternoon.
According to the sheriff’s office, Swanson was traveling west on 370 near 174th Street in Sarpy County when his motorcycle lost a wheel, crossed the eastbound lanes, and crashed in a ditch on the south side of the highway.
Swanson suffered head injuries. Emergency crews flew him to Nebraska Medical Center, but he died of his injuries later in the evening.