LSO: One person dead after fiery crash north of Lincoln

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says one person is dead in a crash involving two vehicles north of Lincoln, Wednesday night.
Published: Feb. 23, 2022 at 10:49 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 24, 2022 at 9:22 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says one person is dead in a crash involving two vehicles north of Lincoln, Wednesday night.

It happened just south of Highway 77 and Mill Road. First responders were called to the scene just after 9 p.m.

LSO confirmed to 10/11 NOW that another person was hospitalized, but the extent of their injuries is unknown right now. Deputies added that one person occupied each vehicle.

A 10/11 reporter at the scene reported that one of the vehicle was burned out, while the other vehicle was severely damaged and partially ripped apart.

Northbound Highway 77 was completely shut down at Waverly Road for several hours before being reopened a little after 2 a.m., as LSO investigated the crash and clean up the scene.

The sheriff’s office says more information will be released at Thursday morning’s press briefing at 9:30 a.m.

Stick with 10/11 NOW for updates on this developing story.

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