On May 30, 2020 at 4:02 p.m., the North Platte 911 Center received a call of a vehicle rollover accident at mile marker 164 on US Interstate 80 (just east of the Hershey, NE. interchange). Deputies and first responders arrived and found sixty-two year old Randy McCoy of Hastings, NE. deceased.
Accident Investigators determined Mr. McCoy was traveling westbound on Interstate 80 and left the roadway on right. The vehicle entered the north ditch, struck a drainage culvert and rolled numerous times. The vehicle came to rest on South River Road (just north of Interstate 80). Mr. McCoy was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. Marijuana was suspected as a contributing factor in the accident.