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(Neb.)-Eight Injured In Cheyenne County Crash, Alcohol Use Suspected

By: Chris Fankhauser Posted at: 10/08/2012 02:27 PM

     SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say alcohol is suspected in a crash that sent eight people to the hospital in western Nebraska.
     The accident happened early Sunday on a maintenance road near Sidney. The Nebraska State Patrol says eight people were in a pickup, which crashed after it went across a ditch and hit an embankment. 
     The patrol says no one was wearing a seatbelt.
     Four people were taken a hospital in Sidney. There's no word on their condition. Four others were taken to a hospital in Scottsbluff.  Reports indicate they were listed in stable condition on Monday.
     The accident happened just after 1 a.m. The truck was totaled.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press)


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