According to the Kearney County Sheriff’s Department at approximately 5:55 p.m., on Thursday, May 12, the sheriff’s office received a 911 call of a two vehicle injury accident just west of Highway 44 north on Highway 6/34 two miles east of Axtell.
A 1994 Cadillac driven by 85 year old Harold Loschen of Wilcox was attempting to make a U-turn and was struck by a westbound 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup driven by 48 year old Thomas Remmenga of Bertrand. Rosie Loschen, 84, a passenger in the Cadillac was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Remmenga was not injured and Harold Loschen was pronounced dead at the scene. Restraints were used by all occupants.
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