Red Willow crash claims second life

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- A second person has died as a result of an accident in Red Willow County in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 9.

The Nebraska State Patrol confirms a former McCook Community College volleyball player has died as a result of the injuries she sustained during an accident that happened last Sunday morning.

Holly Myers, 19, of Horace, Kansas passed away Saturday as a result of injuries suffered when the pickup driven by Aaron Jones, 23, of Cambridge, lost control a rolled on Road 399 a few miles east of Indianola.

Both were ejected from the vehicle during the crash. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. Myers was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash and neither person in the truck was wearing seat belts.