Pilger, NE~~Three people are dead following a fiery three-vehicle accident in Stanton County.
The Stanton County Sheriff Office says the accident happened at the intersection of Highway 15 and Highway 32 just after 9am Tuesday morning.
Witnesses say an SUV ran a stop sign and struck a tanker truck, which was then hit by a semi. All three vehicles erupted in flames.
Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger says the victims were burned beyond recognition and it will take time to identify them and notify their families.