SEWARD, Neb. – At approximately 1:21 a.m., on Friday, April 6, the Seward County Sheriff’s office was dispatched to a single vehicle rollover crash on I-80 near mile marker 375.
The preliminary investigation shows that a 1996 Toyota SR5 was traveling westbound on I-80 when it entered the median, causing the vehicle to roll over. The passenger of the vehicle was ejected from the vehicle.
The passenger, Lawrence Dirienzo, 33, of New York was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Jessica Dirienzo, 28, of New York was transported via ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries. It appears that Mr. Dirienzo was not wearing his seat belt.
The accident is being investigated by the Seward County Sheriff’s Office. Beaver Crossing Volunteer Fire Department and Goehner Volunteer Fire Department also responded.