An Omaha man died early Thursday when the motorcycle he was riding hit a deer on U.S. Highway 75 near the unincorporated town of Nashville in Washington County.
George A. Davis Jr., 45, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Capt. Kevin Willis of the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
Willis said Davis was heading north to his job at the Cargill plant in Blair, Neb., when the accident occurred.
The accident occurred about 6:15 a.m..
Northbound and southbound morning commuter traffic on Highway 75 was stacked up for miles early Thursday while authorities investigated the crash scene.