Jun 19, 9:47 AM EDT

Pickup driver dies in north York collision with semitrailer


YORK, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities say a pickup truck driver has been killed in a collision with semitrailer on the north end of York in eastern Nebraska.

The accident occurred around 5 p.m. Friday. The York News-Times reports (http://bit.ly/2rIasmp ) that a witness says a man driving the pickup west on U.S. Highway 34 didn't halt at a stop sign and rammed into the northbound semi on U.S. Highway 81.

The pickup driver died at the scene. York County Sheriff Dale Radcliff identified him as 59-year-old Robert Schmit, who lived in Gresham. The semitrailer driver wasn't injured.

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Information from: York News-Times, http://www.yorknewstimes.com

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