Pick-Up Driver Killed in Crash With Tractor

Authorities in Saunders County are investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a pick-up truck and a farm tractor.

The victim is identified as 37-year-old Arlin Kasuske of Ashland. Investigators say he was westbound on Ashland Road, approximately three miles west of town when his truck was hit broadside.

The operator of the tractor is identified as Bruce Rogers of rural Ashland. Authorities say there was no shield on the tractor, and that they believe Rogers had covered his face from the blowing snow and hit the passing truck.

The investigation of the accident is ongoing and will be reviewed by the county attorney to determine if any charges will be filed.

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