(Hamilton County, NE) -- The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office pursuit that ended with a fatal crash Saturday night.
The state patrol says preliminary information shows that around 10:15 Saturday night, a Hamilton County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to pull an SUV over, but the driver refused. Investigators say after a short time, the SUV crashed and overturned in a ditch near the intersection of F Road and 11 Road in Hamilton County. The driver of the SUV, 34 year old Jordan Eastman of Giltner, was ejected during the crash. Eastman was transported to Grand Island Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office has requested the Nebraska State Patrol conduct the investigation into the incident. The investigation is ongoing.