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Man killed in fiery crash along Kennedy Freeway in Omaha

Man killed in fiery crash along Kennedy Freeway in Omaha

Car on fire

Firefighters fight a blaze in a car off the Kennedy Freeway.

Omaha police say a man died Sunday morning in a fiery crash off the Kennedy Freeway.

The man was driving a Nissan sedan north on the freeway when he went off the road and into a grassy area, Omaha Police Officer Kevin O’Keefe said. The car caught fire.

The crash occurred near the Interstate 80 interchange, O’Keefe said. It was reported at 11:39 a.m.

The vehicle did not have a license plate, O’Keefe said. Authorities are trying to locate the man’s relatives.

Omaha World-Herald: Afternoon Update

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