A young eastern Nebraska man has died in a car crash after fleeing from police.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports 19-year-old Jackson Potadle lost control of his car on a curve, ran into a ditch, and hit a tree.
Deputies had stopped Potadle Friday night for speeding near Ft. Calhoun High School. When they prepared to search the vehicle, Potadle took off.
Potadle died at the scene.