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WAHOO – A Weston man has died as the result of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 92 late Friday evening.

According to the Saunders County Sheriff’s Office, John Berggren, 71, of rural Weston died as a result of the crash that took place about 8:46 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 92 and County Road 25.

Witness, as well as the preliminary investigation, indicate a pickup driving by Berggren was coming off of County Road 25 and was struck broadside by a semi-trailer driven by Robert Reardon, 44, of rural Genoa. Reardon was eastbound on Highway 92.

The sheriff’s office reported that live-saving efforts were attempted, but Berggren was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no other occupants in the pickup.

Reardon and a passenger in his vehicle were transported to Saunders Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

The Nebraska State Patrol, Wahoo Fire and Rescue, Weston Rescue and Prague Fire and Rescue all assisted at the scene.

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