Kearney, Neb. — Authorities have released the name of a pedestrian who died after being struck by a car near Kearney in south-central Nebraska.
The accident occurred around 8 p.m. Tuesday, about a mile and a half west of Kearney. The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office says the car was westbound on a gravel road when it struck the man. He died later at a Kearney hospital. An autopsy has been ordered.
The sheriff’s office identified the pedestrian as 18-year-old Hunter Rheome, of Kearney, and the car driver as 46-year-old Gary Boyd, who lives in rural Kearney.