accidents

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A volunteer for the presidential campaign of Ben Carson has died after being hospitalized with injuries suffered in a car accident in western Iowa that hurt three other campaign workers.

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has cancelled his scheduled events after four campaign workers were injured in a car accident in western Iowa.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle in north-central Omaha.

The accident occurred a little before 6 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the woman stepped off a raised median in the center of a road into the path of the vehicle. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified her as 60-year-old Toni Squires, of Omaha. The vehicle driver was identified as 61-year-old Linda Jess, also of Omaha.

The accident is being investigated.

WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot has been found dead at the scene of a plane crash in northeast Nebraska.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a car passenger died when the vehicle he was in slid into a Sarpy County intersection and was struck broadside by another car.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A crash between a church van and another vehicle just north of Colon has killed one person and injured about seven more.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified the pilot who was killed in a plane crash on Interstate 29 in western Iowa.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead after a small plane that took off from an Omaha airport crashed on Interstate 29 north of Council Bluffs.

Authorities are on the scene of a small plane crash along I-29 in Council Bluffs.

The number of bicyclists and pedestrians killed in accidents involving vehicles is up significantly in Nebraska.

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