Battle Creek man dies following accident in Madison County

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MADISON COUNTY, Nebraska (KTIV) – One person has died after a two-vehicle accident Tuesday night on Highway 275.

Sixty-eight-year-old Douglas Rakowsky, of Battle Creek, Nebraska, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department was called to the accident at 54900 Highway 275, shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday night.

When authorities arrived they found a 2001 Dodge Durango driven by Rakowsky had collided with the rear of a combine driven by Mark Freudenburg, of rural Madison.

The highway was shut down for three hours following the accident.

The accident remains under investigation.

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