Ogallala Man Killed in Collision with Semi


An 18-year-old pickup driver from Ogallala has died in a collision on Interstate 80 near North Platte.

Authorities have identified the driver as Timothy Dovel. They say an eastbound pickup went out of control and crossed the median, colliding with a westbound semitrailer.

The accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday a few miles west of North Platte.

The driver of the semitrailer was identified as 58-year-old Herbert Wilson, of Okeechobee, Fla. He was not injured.

The cause is under investigation.