Accident Near Newcastle Kills One, Sends Another To Hospital
Posted: 02 February, 2013
NEWCASTLE- One man is dead and a woman was life-flighted to a Sioux City hospital after an accident in Dixon County three miles west of Newcastle on Highway 12 Friday morning.
According to the Dixon County Sheriff’s Office, the vehicle left the paved road and struck a tree head on. The 48-year-old year old passenger, Brian Chase of Newcastle, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, 43-year-old Alison Clickenger, was flown to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City Mercy Air Care. The accident was investigated by the Dixon County Sheriff’s Office and the Nebraska State Patrol. Seat belts were not in use. Next of kin has been notified.