BURWELL – A York man is dead after a car crash near Burwell which authorities say was caused by a reckless pilot car driver.
Garfield County Attorney Dale Crandall says that 76-year-old Dennis Neville of York, died Monday of injuries received in a two-car crash Sunday just north of Burwell on Highway 11.
Crandall says Neville was passed and struck by a pilot vehicle escorting a truck carrying a commercial wide load.
Authorities say the driver of the pilot vehicle was 83-year-old Wanda Mueller of Scottsbluff. She was cited for reckless driving and additional charges may be filed after an investigation.
Crandall said Neville was taken by ambulance to Valley County Hospital in Ord, where he died early Monday morning