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Neb. troopers kill armed fugitive after chase

Jason Kuiper, World-Herald Staff Writer
The Omaha World-Herald
Copyright 2006 The Omaha World-Herald Company 

A man wanted by authorities for questioning in a double shooting in Illinois died in a gunfight with Nebraska State Patrol troopers Tuesday afternoon.

The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m., following a 60-mile chase on westbound Interstate 80 that started near Alda and ended about five miles west of the Overton interchange. Overton is about 30 miles west of Kearney.

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