Fatal Accident In Merrick Co.
On Sunday, April 9, 2023 at approximately 10:50 p.m. emergency crews were detailed to the area of US Hwy 30 between 20th Road and 21st Road to investigate a single vehicle accident.
Upon emergency crews arrival it was determined that a 2007 Chevrolet Colorado pickup was traveling east on US Hwy 30 when it left the roadway, entering a ditch, causing the vehicle to roll multiple times.
The driver, and lone occupant of the vehicle, was identified as Brice Gravert, 18 years old, of rural Central City, Nebraska. Mr. Gravert was pronounced deceased on scene.
The Merrick County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Clarks Fire and Rescue Department, the Central City Ambulance, Central City Fire Department, and Lone Tree Towing.
Alcohol, drugs, nor speed are believed to be a factor in this accident. Seatbelts were not in use at the time of the accident.