Police have identified a 44-year-old man who died Friday night when the pickup he was driving struck a gas pump.

Lt. Kurt Bottorff said Eric Lynn of Fremont died in the single-car accident. He was pronounced dead at Fremont Area Medical Center.

A passenger, 49-year-old Donna Dwyer of Fremont, also was taken to FAMC before being transported to the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Her condition was not released.

Bottorff said the cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Police said Lynn was driving west on 23rd Street when his 2002 Chevrolet S-10 pickup left the road and hit a gas pump at Hy-Vee Gas. The accident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m.

The gas pump was ruptured and fuel was released. The Fremont Fire Department responded and controlled the gas leak.

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