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Accident in I-80 in construction zone


Authorities responded to an accident in a construction zone on I-80 Monday evening.

According to the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Lieutenant Krzyzanowski, the accident occurred around 9 p.m. near mile marker 58 near Sidney.

Krzyzanowski said Jesse Conn, 66, a construction worker currently working on I-80, was driving his 2012 Ford F-150 west bound on the closed lane when he struck a parked concrete paver.

Both Conn’s air bags were deployed and the truck was totaled. Restraints were not in use and the paver received an estimated $1000 in damage.

NSP Lieutenant Denten said Conn was flown to...

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