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Two killed in I-80 crash

Semi on fire on I-80 late Tuesday morning.
Semi on fire on I-80 late Tuesday morning.
Published: Oct. 19, 2021 at 11:36 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 19, 2021 at 4:58 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Nebraska State Patrol says two people have died following a late Tuesday morning crash on I-80 near exit 371.

The Nebraska Department of Transportation camera at the Goehner exit showed a fiery crash around 11:15 a.m.

According to the Nebraska State Patrol, the crash involved two semis. NSP said an eastbound semi crossed the median and struck a westbound semi, killing both drivers.

NSP asks people to continue to use caution on I-80 west of Lincoln.

The Nebraska State Patrol says westbound I-80 is closed at mile marker 373 and troopers are performing rolling roadblocks to slow traffic to prevent secondary crashes.

Westbound traffic must exit at mile marker 373 and detour to Highway 34.

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