One Vehicle Fatality Accident Occurs Near Gothenburg
On Friday morning, at approximately 11:40 a.m., the Dawson County Sheriff’s office was notified of a one-vehicle accident that had happened just west of Gothenburg on Highway 30.
Upon initial investigation, a 2005 Chevrolet pickup being driven by Brock Johnson of Gothenburg was west bound on Highway 30. The pickup left the roadway traveling approximately 200 feet through the road ditch, coming to rest when striking an embankment.
Johnson was the lone occupant in the pickup and was pronounced dead at the scene. Seat bealts were not in use.
The Gothenburg Fire department, the Nebraska State Patrol and the Dawson County Attorney’s office assisted in the initial investigation.
This investigation being conducted by the Dawson County Sheriff’s office is ongoing.