Southeast Neb. Crash Fatally Injures Passenger

lancaster-county-sheriff(AP) — A 27-year-old woman has been fatally injured in a car crash off an icy road in southeast Nebraska’s Lancaster County.,

The accident occurred about 3:20 a.m. Monday. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says the car spun out of control and into a ditch after it ran onto some ice a few miles southwest of Lincoln.

A woman in the back seat was thrown out. Wagner says she was flown to a Lincoln hospital, where she was pronounced dead. She was identified as Jessica Lyons. Her husband, John, and the car driver, 45-year-old John Norbert, were injured.