Five Killed In Crash On Panhandle Highway

BRIDGEPORT- Authorities say five people died when their vehicle collided with a semitrailer on a Panhandle highway.

The crash occurred a little before 6 p.m. Sunday, around 10 miles north of Bridgeport on Highway 385. The Nebraska State Patrol says the northbound SUV went out of control, crossed the center line and hit the oncoming semi. The patrol says two adults and children ages 9, 13 and 14 were killed. Their names and relationships haven’t been released.the truck driver was taken to a Bridgeport hospital.

The accident is being investigated.