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Authorities release names of 4 killed in crash near Fremont | KTIC Radio

Authorities release names of 4 killed in crash near Fremont

Authorities release names of 4 killed in crash near Fremont

Fremont, Neb. —  Authorities have released the names of a woman and her three sons who were killed in a three-vehicle crash just west of Fremont in eastern Nebraska.

They were identified as 32-year-old Maria Menjivar and her 10-year-old son Julian, 8-year-old Adrian and 7-year-old Angel. The four lived in Schuyler.

The three-vehicle crash happened Saturday evening in heavy fog just west of Fremont on U.S. Highway 30. Authorities say a pickup truck struck from behind a car that was stopped and waiting to turn. The pickup then veered into oncoming traffic and stuck a sedan that Menjivar was driving.

The drivers and occupants of the other two vehicles are expected to survive their injuries. The collision is being investigated.

 

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities are investigating a weekend crash in foggy conditions near Fremont that killed a pregnant mom and her three sons.

The Omaha World-Herald reports the three-vehicle crash happened Saturday evening just west of Fremont on U.S. Highway 30.

At the entrance to Westlake Mobile Home on Highway 30, a Dodge pickup struck a Ford Mustang that was stopped and waiting turn. After that impact, the truck veered into oncoming traffic and stuck the Ford Taurus the mother was driving.

Authorities say the 32-year-old mom and sons aged 7, 8, and 10 all died. The family is from Schuyler, Neb. The drivers and occupants of the other two vehicles were also injured, but they are expected to survive.

 

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