Concrete truck driver charged in fatal La Vista crash

Concrete truck driver charged in fatal La Vista crash. (La Vista Police Chief Bob Lausten)

The driver of the concrete truck that tipped over in October, killing two men, has been charged with two counts of felony motor vehicle homicide.

20-year-old Austin Holloway, of Fremont, was booked into the Sarpy County Jail Friday evening.

In filing the charges, the Sarpy County Attorney's Office says Holloway was driving recklessly and too fast on Oct. 25 in La Vista when the fatal crash occurred, according to The Associated Press.

Investigators say Holloway was driving east on Giles Road in La Vista when he made a sharp right turn. That called the loaded concrete truck to tip and land on a northbound car stopped at a traffic light, killing driver Michael Dearden and passenger Phillip Hertel, both 23.

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