WAKEFIELD, Neb. -- Authorities in northeast Nebraska investigated a two-vehicle accident that left one dead on Wednesday.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office responded to the two-vehicle accident that happened at the intersection of Highway 16 and 849th Road.

The Sheriff's Office reported that a semi-truck was heading north and had stopped to turn west onto 849th Road, when it was hit from behind by another vehicle that was heading north. 

The second vehicle was driven by Sander Granados-Herrera, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to officials. The semi driver was reported to be uninjured. 

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by the Nebraska State Patrol, Dixon County Sheriff's Office, Nebraska Department of Transportation, and Wakefield Volunteer Fire and Rescue.