Man killed in crash in northwest Lincoln

Published: Mar. 17, 2019 at 9:28 AM CDT
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Lincoln Police identified a man killed in a crash on Saturday night as 37-year-old Andrew O'Brien, of Lincoln.

The crash happened at W. Fletcher and Purple Heart Highway just before 7:00 PM on Saturday.

According to the accident report, O'Brien's Honda Pilot was traveling at a high rate of speed through the intersection at W. Fletcher and Purple Heart Highway.

The SUV went through a field and hit a tree head-on.

O'Brien was unconscious with severe injuries when first responders arrived on scene.

O'Brien was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The accident report states a O'Brien was not wearing a seatbelt. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.

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