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Trucker Run Over by Own Rig, Name Released

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Authorities have released the name of a trucker who died after being run over by his own rig.

Tommy Schutte, 54, of Kearney, was killed after he pulled his semi-trailer off U.S. Highway 30 west of Kearney.

The accident occurred Thursday evening. The Sheriff's Office believe Schutte got out of his truck and was trying to work on it when it rolled backward over him.

He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital where he later died of his injuries.


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