News That Matters To Antelope County - Your News. Your Way. Every Day!
© Pitzer Digital, LLC
An account has been set up to help a Neligh family following a serious watercraft accident over the weekend.
The Neligh-Oakdale Class of 96' have set up an account at Pinnacle Bank to assist with medical expenses for the Allen Vraspir family..
Shortly before 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, a personal watercraft operated by Allen Vraspir of Neligh collided with another watercraft west of Little York Point on Calamus Reservoir. A 29 year old man, who was operating the second watercraft, was charged with boating under the influence and reckless operation. Witnesses say that the operators were weaving their watercraft back and forth when the collision occurred.
According to family, Vraspir was transported from the scene by ambulance to Ord, where he was then flown by helicopter to Kearney. After arriving in Kearney, staff discovered multiple internal injuries and that he would require special care. Vraspir was life flighted to UNMC in Omaha, where he remains in care.