- Associated Press - Saturday, July 18, 2015

BUSHNELL, Neb. (AP) - A Rockford, Illinois, man has died in a fiery crash on Interstate 80 near Bushnell in western Nebraska.

Scottsbluff radio station KNEB reports (https://bit.ly/1KdnsD2 ) that 43-year-old Joseph Geeting died early Thursday morning when the eastbound semitrailer he was driving veered off of I-80. The Nebraska State Patrol says the truck hit a rock embankment and burst into flames.

Geeting died at the scene. A 64-year-old passenger, also from Illinois, was injured and flown to a Scottsbluff hospital, where he was in fair condition.

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Information from: KNEB-AM, https://www.kneb.com


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