(Update) Elderly Omaha man dies in Cass County crash


August 31st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Iowa State Patrol has identified the victim of a fiery crash Friday morning on Interstate 80 in Cass County. Officials say 81-year old Joseph E. Moorman, of Omaha, died after the 2012 Ford Expedition he was driving on I-80 eastbound,crashed into burned at around 10:05-a.m.  The SUV left the road at the 72-mile marker, entered the median and continued east in the median before leaving the median and launching into the east embankment at 770th, under the overpass. The vehicle burst into flames after coming to rest upright. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.