- Associated Press - Friday, December 16, 2016

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Lincoln woman has died from injuries sustained when her sports utility vehicle crashed into a tree.

Authorities say 28-year-old Tasha Clinkenbeard died Thursday after the crash around 2:30 p.m. Authorities say her red Ford Explorer struck a tree in the median while traveling eastbound.

Lincoln Fire and Rescue workers freed her from the SUV and took her to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead from her injuries.

Authorities say they’re still investigating the crash, and an autopsy has been ordered. Authorities say Clinkenbeard was not wearing a seat belt.

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