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Sibley Man Involved In Accident That Killed Nebraska Man

Merna, Nebraska — A Sibley resident was involved in a fatal accident near Merna, Nebraska on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office in central Nebraska reports that at about 1:00 p.m., 39-year-old Nathan Rosentrater of Arnold, Nebraska was driving a 2005 Lincoln westbound on Nebraska Highway 92, two miles west of Merna. They tell us that 53-year-old Robi Brose of Sibley was eastbound on 92 in a 2016 Peterbilt semi.

The report says that Rosentrater crossed the center line and struck the semi tractor near the driver’s door.

An ambulance took both Rosentrater and Brose to Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow. Rosentrater was pronounced dead at the hospital. Brose was treated and released.

Authorities tell us that Brose was wearing a seatbelt, but Rosentrater was not.

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