Girl killed in Friday crash had been missing since late March

Photos of Kaydance Potter
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LINCOLN, Neb. – 10/11 is learning new information about a fatal crash on Friday morning that claimed the life of a 14-year-old Lincoln girl.

Lincoln Police have confirmed Kaydance Potter was reported missing on March 26, and officers had been searching for her ever since.

Potter, a freshman at Lincoln High, was killed in the crash on Superior Street around 4 a.m. on Friday.

The vehicle involved in the crash had been stolen on April 15 from a south Lincoln home.

“Between 3-26-2019 and the fatal motor vehicle collision that tragically claimed Kaydance’s life on 4-26-2019, multiple LPD officers attempted to locate Kaydance at several locations and tried unsuccessfully to contact her through friends, family, and social media. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kaydance’s family and friends, and we ask the public respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time,” LPD said in a statement.

In addition, the accident report shows that there was a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

According to the report, the 19-year-old passenger sustained minor injuries to his hand and leg, and ran to a nearby Casey’s to have someone call 911 after the car crashed.

According to the report, the car hit two poles, and the driver’s side was ripped apart. Potter was pronounced deceased on scene.