Hamilton County Sheriff's Office being investigated after pursuit that led to fatal crash
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened after a pursuit in Hamilton County Saturday night.
NSP said a deputy with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office tried to do a traffic stop on a Toyota 4 Runner at 10:15 p.m. on Saturday. The Toyota reportedly crashed and overturned shortly after into a ditch near the intersection of F Road and 11 Road in Hamilton County.
Officials said the driver of the Toyota was 34-year-old Jordan Eastman, of Giltner. Eastman was ejected from the vehicle during the crash and taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
According to authorities, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office has requested that NSP conduct the investigation into the incident. The investigation is ongoing.