The crash occurred around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, about 6 miles east of Stanton. Authorities say 23-year-old Tucker Lanz was driving east when his vehicle crossed into a ditch on the north side of the road, hit a power pole and rolled onto its top.
Lanz and his passenger were ejected. Lanz was taken to a Norfolk hospital before being transferred to Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
His passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. He’s been identified as Hunter Hetzler, who lived in Stanton.