Charles Matthies Killed in Semi-Truck Accident on Hwy 30 Near Duncan, NE

January 16, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Charles Matthies
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Platte County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Hwy 30
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle crossed a center line and veered into the path of an oncoming semi-truck

What Happened

Platte County Sheriff's officers released the name of the man killed in a semi-truck crash on Hwy 30 near Duncan, NE on January 16th, 2019. 58-year-old Charles Matthies was killed when his vehicle crossed a center line and collided with an oncoming semi-truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi-truck, 32-year-old Nathan Fischer, was not injured.

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