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    Omaha Police identify man in Fatal Crash at I-80 eastbound & 84th St.


    At around 1pm were called to I-80 eastbound and 84th St. for a two car personal injury crash.  A 2006 Mazda Tribute was eastbound on I-80.  According to a witness, the Mazda struck the inside median barrier, then crossed all four eastbound lanes before going airborne, rolling, and landing on the 84th St. on ramp for eastbound I-80.  The Mazda struck an eastbound Chevy pickup that was on the ramp before coming to rest on its roof.  The driver of the Chevy was transported to Nebraska Medicine by OFD Medics.  The driver of the Mazda was pronounced dead at the scene.  

    The crash is under investigation at this time.

    The driver of the Mazda was identified as
    Diojenes Ortiz dob 8-13-63
    Omaha, NE


    The driver of the Chevy was identified as
    Timothy F. Barry dob 4-1-60
    Omaha, NE

    He was treated for chest pain.  His injuries are not considered life threatening.


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