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Fatality Accident in Gage County

On 3/16/2012 at approximately 1500 hours, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office, Beatrice Rural Fire, and Beatrice Fire and Rescue responded to a single vehicle rollover accident approximately .25 mile west of SW 32nd Rd on W. Hickory Road.  According to witnesses, the 1997 Ford Taurus driven by 86 year old Leo Krivan of Beatrice was westbound on W. Hickory Road approximately .25 mile west of SW 32nd Road when the vehicle lost control and left the roadway traveling into the north ditch.  Upon impact, the vehicle rolled approximately 3.5 times before coming to rest on a large liquid propane tank. Krivan was transported to Beatrice Community Hospital then to BryanLGH West for life threatening injuries and later died.
An investigation and accident reconstruction is currently being completed by the Gage County Sheriff’s Office.

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