A chain reaction crash involving four vehicles on Highway 75 left a 47-year-old motorcyclist dead on Tuesday.
KFOR News media partner 10/11 Now reports Jody A. Emmert of Bellevue died at the scene of the crash, about a quarter mile south of the Highway 34 junction, according to a report issued Wednesday by the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office.
The report states the four vehicles were all traveling toward the Highway 34 overpass when the motorcycle hit a minivan, triggering a second crash with a work van and a pickup. The pickup and work van were “trailing” the motorcycle and the minivan prior to the crash. The pickup hit the left rear quarter panel of the van while trying to avoid the motorcycle crash.
The pickup driver and three juvenile passengers were transported to a hospital. The driver was treated and released. One teenager was treated for a mild injury caused by the seat belt.