Authorities have identified a man who died in an accident during a police chase as Jerry Wissler, 44, of Peru.

The Gage County Sheriff's Office reports that police received a call about a car weaving in and out of traffic around 1 p.m. on Saturday. When officers attempted to pull the car over, a chase ensued.

Authorities have identified a man who died in an accident during a police chase as Jerry Wissler, 44, of Peru.

The Gage County Sheriff's Office reports that police received a call about a car weaving in and out of traffic around 1 p.m. on Saturday. When officers attempted to pull the car over, a chase ensued.


The chase ended about five miles south of Beatrice when the car plunged off a bridge and flipped onto its top, killing the driver.

Wissler was alone in the car.