- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 13, 2016

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Police in Grand Island have identified a woman killed in a two-vehicle crash at an intersection in the southwest corner of the city.

The Grand Island Independent reports (https://bit.ly/2hturgv ) that 41-year-old Melissa Brown, of Grand Island, died in the Sunday morning crash.

Police say Brown was driving a large SUV on Husker Highway when she was broadsided by another SUV traveling south on Engleman Road. Police Capt. Jim Duering says the driver of the southbound vehicle, 35-year-old Sheri Jindra, of Lincoln, failed to yield at a stop sign, causing the crash. She suffered minor injuries.

Brown was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Her husband and passenger, Roger Brown, received minor injuries.


Information from: The Grand Island Independent, https://www.theindependent.com

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