Man killed in crash on I-80 near Seward identified

A serious crash on Interstate 80 near Pleasantdale in Seward County is blocking traffic. (Photo by Brandy R Wemhoff-Bird)
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The Seward County Sheriff’s Office has identified the person killed in a crash on I-80 near mile marker 384 Thursday.

The driver and sole occupant of the Ford pickup hauling a camper has been identified as Richard Schulmeister, 67, of Milan, Illinois. The driver and sole occupant of the semi, Mark Bynog Sr., 44, of Denver, Colorado was transported by ambulance to Bryan West Campus and later released.

The crash happened around noon. Authorities said the man who died failed to yield to a semi slowing in front of it.

Traffic was slowed to one lane due to a construction zone.