News

Wisconsin man injured in fatal crash in Nebraska

JANSEN, Neb. - Authorities have released the name of a Fairbury man who was killed when his sport utility vehicle collided with a truck hauling bricks in southeast Nebraska.

The crash occurred just after 5:30 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 136, about 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) east of Fairbury. Witnesses reported that the eastbound SUV swerved into oncoming traffic and struck the truck, which was hauling several pallets of bricks on a trailer.

Jefferson County Sheriff Nels Sorensen identified the SUV driver Tuesday as Alexander Joubert. The truck driver was identified as a 56-year-old Wisconsin resident, Marcus Ward. He was treated for minor scrapes and bruises.

Get your weather forecast from people who actually live in your community. We update with short, easy-to-use video forecasts you can watch on your phone every day. Download the iOS or Android app here.


Local And Regional News

Photo Galleries

This Week's Circulars

E-News Registration