of investigating, Nebraska State Patrol investigators have no new leads
in the case of a bowling ball dropped from an overpass into a truck on
rocketed into the cab of OOIDA member Ernest Kearney's truck in the early
morning hours of Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, as he passed under the Phillips,
NE, interchange, just outside Grand Island, NE. Kearney and his trainee,
Faye Salazar, were not injured, but his truck sustained considerable damage.
A woman in a van hit by a second ball did sustain some injuries.
officials have had promising leads at several points in the investigation,
but Investigator Vince Hernandez of the State Patrol told Land Line April
11, “We have no other leads, nothing at this point.”
said the patrol is considering putting together something with the local
Crimestoppers organization to “see if anyone would give any additional
information,” but with so much time having passed, new leads were not likely.
will stay open for the foreseeable future, Hernandez said.
H. Reddig, associate editor
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