June 5, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Fatality accident Thursday near Geneva

    The Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a two-vehicle fatality accident that occurred around 4:19p.m. Thursday March 30, 2023 at the intersection of Highways 81 & 41 southeast of Geneva.  

    The preliminary investigation indicates that a motorcycle was attempting to cross Highway 81 to go westbound on Highway 41.  The driver of the motorcycle failed to notice a southbound semi and collided with it.   

    The driver of the motorcycle, 40-year-old Jeffrey Graham of Tobias, was transported to Fillmore County Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.   The driver, a Santa Maria, CA man, was not injured.

    Geneva Fire & Rescue assisted at the scene.

    The Sheriff’s Office says seatbelts were in use in the semi.  A helmet was worn by the fatality victim,  however the helmet was not DOT certified and did not meet Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.

Source: Nebraska Regional News