- Associated Press - Saturday, January 30, 2016

WAHOO, Neb. (AP) - A Saunders County correctional officer has died of injuries he sustained in a crash near Wahoo last weekend.

The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office says 32-year-old Tanner Hauck died around 8 p.m. Friday at a Lincoln hospital.

Hauck had been a passenger in a car driven by his fiance, 29-year-old Jessica Thomas, when it collided with a pickup the morning of Jan. 24 just west of Wahoo at Highway 92 and U.S. 77. Thomas was killed in the crash.

The driver of the pickup received only minor injuries.

Authorities are investigating the crash.

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