Seward City Worker Dies Following On-the-Job Accident


A streets maintenance worker for the city of Seward has died following an injury received while he was on the job.

Authorities say 36-year-old Jeramie Schoepf died Friday in a Lincoln hospital. They said Schoepf was working on an expansion of the city's bike trail Feb. 28 when a tree limb fell on him.

Additionally, Seward School District Superintendent Greg Barnes says Schoepf helped coach the wrestling team for 11 years at Seward High, where he graduated in 1996.