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Two Vehicle Injury Accident

DATE & TIME: November 20, 2021 at 1124 hours

LOCATION: SW 117th Rd at W. Scott Rd

OFFENSE: Two Vehicle Injury Accident

CASE #: 2021-4889

On the above listed date and time, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a two-vehicle injury accident. It was determined during the investigation that Aaron Crooks, 49 from rural Beatrice was driving a 2016 GMC pickup eastbound on W. Scott Rd. The other driver, 46-year-old Roy Wasson of Hickman was northbound on SW 117th Rd driving a 2002 Chevy pickup.  Crooks stated he stopped at the stop sign, looked both ways and proceeded across SW 117th Rd when his vehicle was struck by Wasson’s vehicle. 

There were two juvenile passengers in Wasson’s vehicle. One was transported to Beatrice Community Hospital by Beatrice Fire and Rescue for non-life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported at the scene. 

Seatbelts were in use; airbags were deployed in the 2016 GMC. Alcohol was not a factor. Speed is not believed to be a factor. Beatrice Rural Fire was also on scene. Crooks was cited for Failure to Yield Right of Way.

Deputy Sheriff Spencer Behrens #90317

Sheriff Millard “Gus” Gustafson #903