Nov 23, 2021 4:03 PM

Hay Springs man killed in crash north of Hemingford

Posted Nov 23, 2021 4:03 PM

By Kalin Krohe, Panhandle Post

A Hay Springs man died in a tw0-vehicle accident over the weekend. 

At approximately 12:10 a.m. on Nov. 20, Nebraska State Patrol and Box Butte County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash on Highway 87.

The accident happened about 16 miles northeast of Hemingford.

A Chevrolet Silverado was southbound on Highway 87 and crossed the center line, striking a northbound Nissan Juke.

The Nissan was driven by 35-year-old Kyle Edwards of Hay Springs. 

Edwards died at the scene. 

"One of the two occupants of the pickup was life-flighted to Bryan Medical Center West Campus in Lincoln with serious injuries," Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas said. "The crash remains under investigation."