- Associated Press - Monday, April 12, 2021

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - A 27-year-old Nebraska woman was killed Sunday after her vehicle struck the back of a tractor on in Howard County.

The Nebraska State Patrol said Ashley M. Hurley of Grand Island was pronounced dead at a local hospital. A juvenile in her vehicle was treated for minor injuries and released from the hospital, the Omaha World-Herald reported.

The Howard County Sheriff’s Office determined that Hurley was northbound on Highway 281 about 30 miles north of Grand Island at about 9:30 a.m. when the vehicle she was driving hit the rear of a slow-moving tractor.

The tractor driver was not injured.

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