ELM CREEK, Neb. -- No injuries were reported after an 8-foot-long 4x4 piece of lumber fell from a truck and launched through the unoccupied passenger side of another vehicle Tuesday evening.
The incident happened near mile-marker 254 west of the Elm Creek interchange on I-80, according to the Nebraska State Patrol.
Troopers responded to the scene with three semi vehicles having pulled over to the shoulder of the road. An investigation revealed a strap, which remained connected to the trailer, had broken.
No citations were issued.