Two Millard students dead, six hurt in crash on Highway 370

The two victims have been identified as 16-year-old Abby Young and 10-year-old Stephen Young. (Source: Millard Public Schools)
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GRETNA, Neb. (WOWT) - The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office identified the victims of Wednesday morning's fatal crash on Highway 370.

The crash happened at the highway's intersection with 192nd Street, killing one and leaving seven people injured. A second person involved in the crash was reported dead by the Sheriff's Office on Wednesday afternoon.

The two victims have been identified as 10-year-old Stephen Young, who was pronounced dead at the scene; and 16-year-old Abby Young, who later was pronounced dead at the hospital, according to a release from the Sheriff's Office received Wednesday afternoon. Millard Public Schools tells us Stephen and Abby are siblings.

Both were students at Millard Public Schools, the release states.

Sarpy County Sheriff's deputies and Gretna Fire Department were dispatched to the scene, according to a Sheriff's Office release.

At least three ambulances were at the scene following the crash; one left with active lights and sirens. The westbound portion of the highway was closed from 180th to 192nd streets so that Lifenet helicopter could land near the crash scene.

According to the Sherrif's Office, four cars were involved in the crash, including a dump truck and a 2016 Toyota mini-van. The preliminary investigation indicates the driver of a dump truck rear-ended a mini-van that was stopped at a red light on eastbound Highway 370 at 192nd Street, according to the report.

Seven people were initially transported to the hospital; the six remaining victims of the crash were transported "with what appears to be non-life-threatening injuries," the report states.

Highway 370 was reopened in both directions at about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday.