According to the Sherman County Sheriff’s Office, a motor vehicle accident west of Loup City at approximately 10 AM on February 12, 2021, resulted in a fatality. A semi traveling westbound and a minivan traveling eastbound collided head-on.
The driver and one of the passengers of the minivan were transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney by Loup City EMS. The second passenger of the minivan was found to be deceased at the scene prior to law enforcement arrival. The driver of the semi was not injured. The Nebraska State Patrol accident reconstruction team was called out to investigate the cause of the accident.
The Nebraska State Patrol, Nebraska Game and Parks, Loup City Fire Department and EMS, and the Nebraska Department of Roads assisted with the accident.