Lincoln Couple Killed in Richardson County Crash

(KFOR NEWS  August 18, 2022)  An elderly Lincoln couple and an Omaha woman were killed Wednesday afternoon in a 2-car head-on crash in Richardson County, near the Kansas border.

The Richardson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to US Highway 75, 2 miles north of the Kansas State line to find a Kia Forte occupied by 82 year old, Dennis Podliska and 80 year old, Ramona Podliska, both of Lincoln, NE.  Inside the other vehicle, a Chevy Blazer, was a single occupant, 74 year old, Patrica Tonar of Omaha, NE.  Everyone had been killed.  The Richardson County Sheriff’s Office would like to send their condolences to all families involved in the accident.

The Richardson County Sheriff’s Office would also like to thank the Nebraska Department of Transportation, Nebraska State Patrol, Humboldt Fire and Rescue, Dawson Fire, Kansas Highway Patrol, and Sabetha Fire and Rescue for their assistance at the scene.

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