Man identified in storm-related crash

A tree lays across a road in Hall County following a storm early Wednesday. (Source: Hall County Sheriff's Department)
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HALL COUNTY, Neb. (KSNB) - One person is dead following a storm-related crash early Wednesday morning.

The Hall County Sheriff's Department confirmed that Dennis Wells, 55 was pronounced dead at the scene when his pickup truck stuck a downed tree.

Deputies responded to the accident around 3:30 a.m. in the area of Airport Road and Burwick.

They said a pickup was traveling eastbound when it struck the downed tree from the storm.