Tractor Driver Killed in Two Vehicle Accident


An accident between a car and tractor near Westerville, Neb. has killed a North Platte man.

According to the Nebraska State Patrol, 55-year-old Joe Willhoit died Tuesday evening after his tractor was rear-ended just west of Westerville on Route 70.

An eastbound car driven by 25-year-old Joseph White was not injured when his car hit the tractor causing it to spin into the north ditch.

White, of Sargent, Neb., was wearing his seatbelt. There were no safety restraints on the tractor.