Sunday Accident on 84th Street Claims the Life of a Springfield Man
Cass County Sheriff Wm. C. Brueggemann advised that on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 10:09 P.M.. Cass County Deputies, along with Louisville Fire and Rescue, Plattsmouth Fire and EMS, and Cass County Paramedics responded to a single-vehicle fatality crash on 84th St. south of State Hwy. 66. Cole E. Shemek (19, of Springfield) was southbound on 84th St. when he lost control of his 2007 Ford F-250 pickup. Shemek's vehicle spun; left the east side of the road, struck a ditch, then rolled in a bean field. Shemek was ejected from the vehicle and pinned underneath. Shemek was unable to be reached to be able to render aid. Shemek was pronounced dead at the scene. Three of Shemek's passengers, Zachary A. Buchholz (19, of Papillion), Gabrielle M. Garcia (17, of Papillion), and Siara R. Scheinost (17, of Papillion) were all transported to Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha with various injuries. A fourth passenger, Zacheriah J. Danner (20, of Syracuse) was not transported.