One Killed in Monday Morning Collision Outside Mead

One Killed in Monday Morning Collision Outside Mead
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MEAD – A head-on collision outside of Mead this morning cost one woman her life.

Highway 92 near the Silver Creek Bridge was closed from around 7AM until just after 11AM today as authorities dealt with the aftermath of a car / semi-truck accident. Witnesses to the accident told stated that a woman was driving west on Highway 92 in a 2006 Chevy Malibu when the car reportedly crossed the center line. A concrete truck was eastbound in the opposite lane and the two collided, head-on.

The driver of the Malibu was killed instantly, Stukenholtz said. The driver of the semi was taken to Saunders County Medical Center in Wahoo, where he was treated and released.
The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office and the Nebraska State Patrol are investigating the crash, and an autopsy is pending.  Next of kin have requested that the name of the driver be withheld until further notice.