WASHINGTON COUNTY, Neb. (WOWT) — A Blair teen becomes killed and five others had been injured in a visitors twist of fate around 10:30 Friday morning.
Heidy Martinez, 14, died in the coincidence.
Authorities have been called to the scene in an area a half of mile west of Co Rd 23 on Co Rd 18 and then north on a discipline street.
Investigators stated a Chevy SUV with the six juveniles inner turned into southbound on a farm area street. There have been men and four ladies, a while thirteen and 14 concerned.
A 14-12 months-vintage driving force lost control of the vehicle, entered a cornfield at the east face, and rolled. Only one occupant turned into sporting a seatbelt. Martinez was ejected from the automobile and said lifelessly at the scene.
Of the last five occupants, one became transported with the aid of clinical helicopter from the scene to an Omaha clinic; one turned into transported using rescue squad to Omaha, three have been transported to the Blair Hospital in which one was later taken via scientific helicopter to Omaha.
The names of the alternative occupants and motive force were not right away released. The Washington County Sheriff Accident Reconstruction crew responded to the twist of fate.
No other information may be launched until Monday morning. That will come from the Washington County Attorney’s Office.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the driver has a faculty permit that permits him to power to and from college activities that they participate in. They are not allowed to have passengers.
Blair School Superintendent Randall Gilson said the following information was dispatched to mother and father inside the district Friday:
Dear Blair Community School Parents:
We are saddened to share that six Blair students had been concerned in a one automobile rollover twist of fate this morning at 10:30 a.M. One scholar died because of the coincidence. The status of the other college students is unknown presently.
Otte Middle School may be open on Saturday, July 6 from 10 a.M. – 12:00 p.M. With counselors available for college kids and personnel. Please preserve every of those college students and households for your mind and prayers.
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