MAXWELL, Neb. — One man has died when his vehicle left a highway east of North Platte and struck a tree.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 30 near Maxwell when a westbound vehicle left the road near the top of an overpass. The vehicle slid down a hill, then rolled and struck a tree.

When deputies arrived, they found the driver dead inside the vehicle. He was identified as 29-year-old Constantino Megariz-Carter of North Platte.

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