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Wauneta EMS responds to single vehicle accident Sunday night PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 24 December 2013 17:54

Andrew Eskew’s 1985 Ford Ranger came to rest in the north ditch of Highway 6 west of Wauneta after he lost control on the slick road. (Sheri Hink-Wagner | The Wauneta Breeze)

By Sheri Hink-Wagner

The Wauneta Breeze


Sunday evening, Dec. 22, at 10 p.m. MT Andrew Eskew, 27, of Wauneta lost control of his 1985 Ford Ranger when traveling east bound on Highway 6 west of Wauneta.

Chase County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Dukes said the slick roads were thought to be the cause of the accident.

According to Dukes, Eskew was traveling east bound on Highway 6 when he lost control of his vehicle around mile marker 39. The vehicle left the road and struck a fence in the north ditch.

Eskew was alone in the vehicle and no other vehicles were involved in the accident.

Wauneta EMS responded and transported Eskew to the Chase County Community Hospital, where he was kept overnight for observation.

The Chase County Sheriff and Nebraska State Patrol are investigating the accident. Alcohol is suspected as a factor and charges are pending.