Woman Dead After Single Car Crash in Sutherland

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A woman is dead after a single car accident Friday evening in Sutherland.

Around 6:30 p.m., the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says 34-year-old Janel Godfrey was speeding through the intersection of Highway 30 and Sutherland Trace when she lost control of her vehicle and hit a tree head on.

Sutherland rescue responded to the scene after receiving calls from multiple witnesses.

Godfrey was transported to Great Plains Health in North Platte where she died as a result of her injuries.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.