Sheriff Reports Rollover Fatality In Otoe County
NEBRASKA CITY – The Otoe County Sheriff’s Office reports a fatality accident Wednesday that occurred shortly after Old Cheney Road in Lancaster County becomes C Road in Otoe County.
A sheriff’s office press release says there was a single-car rollover at 11:23 a.m. east of 190th Street.
Investigators say an 18-year-old man was driving east when he lost control and entered the north ditch, causing the vehicle to roll and strike a utility pole.
The driver was transported to a Lincoln hospital for his injuries.
The front seat passenger, a 15-year-old Lincoln girl, was ejected and also transported to the hospital.
A 23-year-old backseat passenger, identified as Josiah Williams of Lincoln, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.
The press release says seat belts were not in use.