Norfolk Man Dies After Pickup Hits Tree

BATTLE CREEK, Neb. (AP) - A 41-year-old Norfolk man has died after his pickup rammed a tree in northeast Nebraska.

Madison County authorities say deputies and paramedics were dispatched around 6:30 p.m. Monday to the accident site near Yellowbanks Wildlife Management Area, about three miles northwest of Battle Creek.

Chief Deputy Sheriff Michael Prather says Kevin Haase was pronounced dead at the scene. Haase's truck was moving at a high rate of speed when it hit the tree.

The accident is being investigated.

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