Two people killed in central Nebraska crash

(Holdrege, NE) -- Two people are dead and a child is injured following a crash in central Nebraska.

The Nebraska State Patrol says just before 8:00 Tuesday morning, a Chevrolet Silverado was westbound on Highway 6, four miles west of Holdrege, when it crossed the center line and struck an eastbound Dodge Grand Caravan.

The state patrol says the Silverado’s lone occupant, 29 year old Dylan Skeen of Holdrege, was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Grand Caravan, 36 year old Kerri Bernstrauch, also of Holdrege, was pronounced dead at the scene. A child in the Grand Caravan was also transported to Good Samaritan Hospital and then flown to Omaha for further treatment of serious injuries.

Seat belts were in use in the Grand Caravan. A seat belt was not in use in the Silverado.

The crash remains under investigation.

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