A 60-year-old North Platte man was killed Sunday when his pickup collided with a semitrailer on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska.
Nebraska State Patrol says the accident happened around 4:50 p.m.
Sunday about three miles west of Big Springs in Deuel County.
According to the patrol, William Hanson died after his eastbound pickup was sideswiped by another vehicle pushing him into the westbound lanes and colliding with the semitrailer.
The semitrailer driver
was identified as 55-year-old Valeriy Kolpakov, who was taken to a
Julesburg, Colo., hospital for treatment.