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'He was a great man': Truck driver killed in crash heroically swerved to avoid car, loved ones say

'He was a great man': Truck driver killed in crash heroically swerved to avoid car, loved ones say
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>> AN OMAHA WOMAN SAYS HER DIED -- DAD LOST HI LIFE SAVING TWO OTHERS. >> 58-YEAR-OLD GREG BRENNAN DIED IN A CRASH ONE WEEK AGO. POLICE SAY HE SWERVED WHEN A CAR SWERVED IN FRONT OF HIS TRUCK. >> ATTRIBUTE FROM HIS COWORKERS AND WHAT IT MEANS TO HIS DAUGHTER. >> IT WAS A NORMAL WORKDAY FOR KATE BRENNAN UNTIL HER BOSS APPROACHED AND SAID HE NEEDED TO HER STEPMOM WAS SITTING INSIDE. CLARK’S I LOOKED AT HER AND I SAID, NO. BECAUSE I KNEW RIGHT AWAY. >> HER DAD, 58-YEAR-OLD GREG BRENNAN, HAD BEEN KILLED IN A CRASH. A CAR TURNED IN FRONT OF HIS CONCRETE TRUCK. >> I COULD NOT CRY. I WAS IN SHOCK. I WAS ANGRY. LIKE, WHY IS THIS HAPPENING TO ME? >> THE WOMAN AND HER GRANDSON IN THE OTHER CAR SURVIVED. >> HE WAS A GREAT MAN WHO HAD A BIG HEART. >> SHE PLANS TO CARRY ON THAT LIFE LESSON AND SHE SOUGHT AFTER HIS FUNERAL. AROU 30 TRUCKS DROVE THROUGH THE SAINT ROBERTS PARKING LOT, PEOPLE WHO HAD WORKED WITH HIM FOR 23 YEARS. >> IT SEEM LIKE PEOPLE PAYING RESPECT, IT MEANT SO MUCH TO ME. >> ESPECIALLY NOW THAT SHE’S LOST BOTH PARENTS. HER MOM DIED TWO YEARS AGO OF CANGER. >> SHE WAS JUST AS FUN LOVING AND KIND AND CARING AS HE WAS HONESTLY. AND IT WAS PRETTY, MY PARENT WERE JUST GREAT PEOPLE AND I AM LUCKY THAT THEY WERE MY PARENTS. >> NOW SHE HAS A MESSAGE FOR DRIVERS, BE MINDFUL OF BIG TRUCKS, IT’S NOT AS EASY FOR THOSE DRIVERS TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP. ALL THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE DRIVING THE BIG TRUCKS, THEY WANT TO GO HOME TO THEIR FAMILY AT THE END OF THE DAY. >> BRENNAN HAS A GO-FUND-ME
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'He was a great man': Truck driver killed in crash heroically swerved to avoid car, loved ones say
A Nebraska woman said her dad lost his life saving two others.Greg Brennan, 58, died in a crash one week ago. Sarpy County deputies said he swerved when a car turned in front of his truck on Highway 370.It had been a normal workday for Kate Brennan, 20, until her boss approached her and said she needed to talk to her in her office.When she opened the door, her stepmom was sitting inside.“I looked at her and I said, ‘No,’ because I knew right away it wasn’t good,” Kate Brennan told sister station KETV."Disbelief. I couldn’t cry because I was in shock," she said. "I remember I was angry. I was like, ‘Why is this happening to me?’ ”The woman and her 18-year-old grandson, the driver of the other car survived.Watch the video above to learn more.

A Nebraska woman said her dad lost his life saving two others.

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Greg Brennan, 58, died in a crash one week ago. Sarpy County deputies said he swerved when a car turned in front of his truck on Highway 370.

It had been a normal workday for Kate Brennan, 20, until her boss approached her and said she needed to talk to her in her office.

When she opened the door, her stepmom was sitting inside.

“I looked at her and I said, ‘No,’ because I knew right away it wasn’t good,” Kate Brennan told sister station KETV.

"Disbelief. I couldn’t cry because I was in shock," she said. "I remember I was angry. I was like, ‘Why is this happening to me?’ ”

The woman and her 18-year-old grandson, the driver of the other car survived.

Watch the video above to learn more.