NORFOLK - The Nebraska State Patrol says a crash in northeastern Nebraska has killed two people, including a four-year old boy. The patrol says the crash happened Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Highways 81 and 13 just north of Norfolk. It happened when a sport utility vehicle turning west onto Highway 13 was hit by a southbound semitrailer. … More
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