Mark Wells Killed in Truck Accident on Highway 92 near Arnold, NE
UPDATE (September 1, 2023): According to recent details released about the accident, the sweeper driver killed in the crash was identified as 56-year-old Mark Wells, a Broken Bow resident. Right now, it remains unclear if there will be any citations or charges filed.
Custer County, NE — August 30, 2023, a sweeper truck driver was killed after a semi-truck accident early Wednesday along Highway 92.
According to initial details about the fatal crash, it happened at approximately 6:02 a.m. just west of Arnold along Highway 92.
Details at this time indicate that a 56-year-old was driving a construction sweeper truck along the highway at the time. For reasons unclear, however, a semi-truck with a livestock trailer crashed into the sweeper, forcing both vehicles off-road and into opposite ditches.
Due to the collision, the sweeper driver sustained fatal injuries, to which they reportedly succumbed at a hospital in North Platte. The semi-truck driver reportedly had minor injuries. Right now, the cause of the crash has yet to be publicly confirmed. Investigations are ongoing.