According to a press release from the Custer County Sheriff’s Office, on December 3, 2021, CCSO, investigated a two-vehicle accident, one mile south of Oconto, on Highway 21. The accident happened at approximately 5:55 a.m.
Daniel Jacobson, a 65-year-old Broken Bow male, was traveling north on Nebraska Highway 21. Daniel’s vehicle, a 2011 Mazda 2, struck an unoccupied 2007 Chevrolet pickup, parked in the roadway. The Chevrolet pickup had been involved in a previous rollover accident. Jacobson was the only occupant in the Mazda.
According to CCSO, Jacobson was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. The name of the driver of the Chevrolet pickup has not been released due to the pending investigation. The driver received visible injures, but refused medical treatment.
Oconto Fire and Rescue, Broken Bow Rescue, Nebraska Department of Roads, Trumbull Repair and Towing, Custer County Sheriff’s Office, and the Nebraska State Patrol responded to the scene.
Further information will be released if made available. The investigation is ongoing.