Hooper, NE~~The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says a Hooper man died in a two vehicle crash one-half mile south of the Hooper this morning. Authorities say the accident happened around 6:30 this morning when a car traveling southbound on County Road 20 was attempting to cross Highway 275 was struck on the driver’s side by a westbound semi driven by 49-year-old Arthur Orchard of Omaha.
The driver of the car died at the scene. His name has not yet been released. Orchard was not injured in the accident.
Heavy fog in the area is a possible factor in the accident.