59 year old Bruce A. Benash of Beatrice, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on Saturday morning. The accident occurred on West Chestnut Road approximately a ½ mile east of Southwest 100th Road.
Benash was driving eastbound on East Chestnut Road when his vehicle left the road and collided with a bridge structure on the north side of the road. The collision caused the vehicle to roll onto the driver’s side and come to a rest in the middle of the road. According to the Gage County Sheriff’s report alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident.