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Fatal crash near York

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Posted By: Channel 8 Newsroom

A Saturday morning crash kills one person near York.

The York County Sheriff's Office says 31-year-old Lauren Akerson of Aurora was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash. According to the Sheriff's office, the collision happened around 1 a.m. Saturday on Highway 34 two miles west of York.

Officials say Akerson was a passenger in Michael Krejci's car, which was struck by a vehicle driven by Otis Newcomb.

The Sheriff's office reports all others involved were taken to York General Hospital for treatment and release.

Officials say everyone was wearing their seatbelts. The York County Sheriff's Office investigation is being assisted by the Nebraska State Patrol.

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