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HARTINGTON MAN DIES IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENT

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Authorities say a Hartington, Nebraska man was fatally injured Monday evening when he was struck by a vehicle while walking across a highway.

The Cedar County Sheriff says 55-year-old Daniel Leise was working with other volunteers at a nearby cemetery before he was struck by the eastbound vehicle while crossing Nebraska Highway 84.

Leise was taken to a Sioux City hospital where he died from his injuries.

The vehicle was driven by 72-year-old Alton Halle, also of Hartington.

The accident remains under investigation.