Woman Dies Following Crash, Granddaughter Recovering

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A woman died in the hospital from her injuries following a Wednesday afternoon crash.

Lincoln Police said 76-year-old Maurine Mumma died Sunday afternoon. Police say she suffered a from a catastrophic brain injury . Mumma's 16-year-old granddaughter, a passenger in the car, is still recovering at a Lincoln hospital.

The accident happened at Highway 2 and South 40th Street after Mumma turned in front of a pickup. No citations were issued.

Police say Mumma and her granddaughter were both wearing seatbelts.

Traffic in the area was backed up for miles as emergency crews responded to the crash.