Head-on collision leaves one dead | Victim Identified

Published: Aug. 30, 2017 at 4:46 PM CDT
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Lancaster County Sheriff’s Deputies have identified a man killed in a head-on collision on Highway 33 and SW 112th Street, near Crete on Wednesday afternoon.

The accident took place around 3:30 p.m., and police confirmed that one person died in the head on collision.

LSO has identified the deceased driver as Avery Paulson, 41, of Lincoln.

Paulson was driving a mini van in the eastbound lanes of the highway when for unknown reasons, he veered into the westbound lanes and struck a semi truck head on.

The driver of the semi was treated and released on scene.

The accident is still under investigation.