A Zanesville Man at Fault for Deadly Accident in Nebraska

by Katie McGraw on September 7, 2013 at 8:11 am

Omaha Police say a Zanesville man careened a pickup off an interstate ramp in Omaha, leaving one of the truck’s passengers dead.

Police say, the crash occurred around 6 p.m.. Friday, when the driver of the truck, 30-year-old Evan Shiplett, of Zanesville, lost control when he was exiting I-480 in eastern Omaha, causing the truck to roll of the ramp. There were three passengers in the vehicle.

Authorities say Shiplett was taken to a hospital for observation. Another 18-year-old passenger walked away from the crash without injuries. Police say none of the three were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash. Charges in the crash are pending against Shiplett..