- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 1, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Police say a wrong-way driver died after her sedan was rammed by a panel truck just west of downtown Omaha.

Officers were dispatched to the scene a little after 4:15 a.m. Wednesday. Police say a woman was driving south on a section of 24th Street that was one-way northbound when her car was hit by the westbound panel truck.

The woman was pronounced dead at an Omaha hospital. Police identified her as 31-year-old Marketta Smith, of Omaha. The panel truck driver was identified as 31-year-old Trevor Wurtz, of Papillion. Police Sgt. Doug Klein says Wurtz wasn’t injured.


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