A Wakefield, Nebraska man is dead following a collision between his car and a van on a northeast Nebraska state highway.
The Wayne County Sheriff says Joseph Ramirez was fatally injured after a southbound van crossed into oncoming traffic and collided with Ramirez's car.
The sheriff says Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene. He was alone in his car.
The van was driven by James Bauman, of Sioux City. Bauman and his passenger, Nina Robertson, of Sioux City, were taken to Providence Medical Center in Wayne.
The accident occurred about 4 a.m. Thursday on Nebraska Highway 15 just north of Wayne.
The incident remains under investigation.