Patrick Stauffer Killed in Accident at Hwy 2 and Rd 812 in Custer County, NE

August 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Patrick Stauffer
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Nebraska 2 & Rd 812, Victoria, Custer County, Nebraska, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Nebraska State Police
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Tractor
Hwy 2 and Rd 812
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-Truck collided with the rear of a Tractor

What Happened

Custer County officials have information on a crash that killed one person involved at Hwy 2 and Rd 812 in Custer County, NE on August 18th, 2023. Officials say the incident happened around 8:30 a.m. According to authorities, a semi-truck collided with the rear of a tractor under unclear circumstances. Following the collision, the trailer attached to the semi-truck overturned in the roadway. It was next struck by a westbound Ford pickup truck that is said to have possibly been unable to avoid the collision. The operator of the Ford, identified as 57-year-old Patrick Stauffer, died from their injuries. The other two drivers were hospitalized with undisclosed injuries, according to officials. Additional information was not available.

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