19-year-old dies after crashing into tree in Omaha, police say

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A 19-year-old died Tuesday after crashing into a tree in south-central Omaha, police say.

The crash happened near 91st Street and Park Drive around 12:30 a.m., according to Omaha Police.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a Mazda 6 that had crashed into a tree.

The driver, 19-year-old Shane Foote, was then taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say speed and the lack of a seat belt were factors in the fatal crash.

An investigation is ongoing.

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