Elderly Man Dies After Pickup Rams Tree, Medical Emergency? - KHGI-TV/KWNB-TV/KHGI-CD-Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings

Elderly Man Dies After Pickup Rams Tree, Medical Emergency to Blame?

Posted: Updated:

An 81-year-old driver has died afterhis pickup rammed a tree in Lincoln, creating suspicions that he may have beensuffering from a medical problem.

The accident was reported just after11:15 a.m. Thursday.

Police said Connell Rector's truck ranover a curb, hit a small tree and continued for a half a block down a sidewalkbefore striking a bigger tree. Rector was pronounced dead later at a Lincolnhospital.

Police Capt. David Beggs said Rectormay have had some type of medical emergency before the accident.

Facebook

Powered by WorldNow
General and news information or questions:
Across the Midlands Information:
events@nebraska.tv
Comments: comments@nebraska.tv
News:
news@nebraska.tv
Phone: 308-743-2494
News Fax: 308-743-2660
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and NTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.