OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a man was killed when his sport utility vehicle rolled on an Omaha highway after being struck by a car.
Officers discovered the crash scene a little after 1 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 75, north of downtown. Investigators say a northbound sedan hit the rear bumper of the northbound SUV, causing it to run off the highway and roll after it hit a light pole.
Police say the SUV driver was ejected and declared dead at the scene. He’s been identified as a 32-year-old Omaha resident, Jerome Payton Jr.
The car driver was booked on suspicion of driving under the influence, reckless driving and not wearing a seat belt. Court records don’t show she’s been formally charged yet.
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