OMAHA, Neb. -- One person is dead and two others are injured after a car accident in eastern Nebraska.

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office said the accident happened Saturday evening near Highway 30 and County Road 19.

Authorities said two cars collided at the intersection; causing one of them to crash into a power pole.

Officials said 44-year-old Dominga Mendoza of Fremont was pronounced dead at the scene and two others were airlifted to Omaha hospitals for treatment.

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office and the Nebraska State Patrol are investigating the crash.