Police ID Driver in Wahoo Child’s Death

WAHOO, Neb. – Authorities have released the name of a truck driver who struck and killed an 11-year elementary student in Wahoo Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, Omahan Sean Buffum called 9-1-1 to say he had struck the youngster, 5th grader Mason Triplet, who was rushed to the hospital where he died.

Buffum has not been charged. The accident remains under investigation.