At approximately 12:29am on 01-09-09, Lincoln Police Officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Nicolaus Road at Lakeside Drive. Upon arrival, Officers found a pickup truck engulfed in flames with the driver trapped inside. Officers attempted to extricate the driver, but were unable to remove him prior to the vehicle being consumed by flames.
Lincoln Fire Fighters responded and extinguished the vehicle, and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the collision is under investigation by the Lincoln Police Department, and the identity of the driver is being withheld pending notification of family members.