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Manitowoc couple killed in crash


OGALLALA, Neb. (WKOW) -- A Manitowoc couple died when their car collided with a semitrailer in western Nebraska.

The Nebraska State Patrol says the accident happened Thursday morning on Interstate 80 near Ogallala. Investigators say 69-year-old Michael Phillips, of Manitowoc, lost control of his car and was hit by a semitrailer.

Officials say Phillips and his 62-year-old wife, Joann, died in the crash.

The driver of the westbound semitrailer and a passenger weren't injured.

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