One Killed in East-Central Nebraska Crash

fatal-accident(AP) — One person has died in a rollover crash near Palmer in east-central Nebraska.

The crash happened late Friday night.

Investigators say a car went out of control on a county road near Palmer, rolled and hit a tree. The patrol says both the driver and a passenger, who were not wearing seat belts, were thrown from the car. The passenger died at the scene.

Authorities say the driver was taken to a Grand Island hospital.

The patrol has not released the name of either person, pending notification of their families.