LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A 17-year-old boy drowned in the Platte River near Columbus on Tuesday while he was fishing, authorities say. The teen from Schuyler was fishing at Loup Power Tailrace Park, where a canal dumps into the river, and was swept away by the current, according to the Platte County Sheriff’s Office.
COLUMBUS –Authorities said they have recovered the body of a 17-year-old drowning victim who went missing while fishing. According to officials, the Platte County Sheriff’s Office and personnel with Columbus Fire and Rescue responded to the area of Loup Power Tailrace Park and the Platte River regarding a possible drowning on Tuesday at 3:45 p.m.
On July 5, 2022, at approximately 3:45 p.m., deputies with the Platte County Sheriff’s Office and personal with Columbus Fire and Rescue responded to the area of Loup Power Tailrace Park and the Platte River regarding a possible drowning. Upon arrival, deputies learned that a 17-year-old male from Schuyler...
DUNCAN, Neb. — A Central City woman died after a cornstalk bale fell on her vehicle west of Duncan Friday morning. According to the Platte County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called around 11:15 a.m. to a two-vehicle injury crash at Highway 30 and 355th Avenue, four miles west of Duncan.