UPDATE: Lincoln High School student died in overnight crash

The crash happened at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – UPDATE: The 16-year-old pronounced dead in the car accident this morning was identified as Bryshawn Williams, a 10th-grade student, and member of the football team at Lincoln High School.

An email was sent to Lincoln High School parents this morning to notify them of the news.

“We have sad news to share with you this morning. One of our students, Bryshawn Williams, was killed in a car crash overnight. Bryshawn was a 10th grade student and a member of the Links football team. His family has given us permission to share this information with you. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time,” wrote Mark Larson, Lincoln High School Principal.

Lincoln High School offers crisis team members to assist students and staff.

We will continue to update the story as we receive new details.


LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – UPDATE: A 16-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash at 70th St and Fletcher Ave Tuesday morning according to LPD.

We will continue to update the story as we receive new details.


LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Overnight, a deadly crash in Lincoln left three people injured and one person dead.

Authorities say the vehicle was traveling southbound on 70th at 12:45 Tuesday morning when it left the roadway and struck a tree at the corner of N. 70th and Fletcher.

One occupant was pronounced dead at the scene and the other three were transported to the hospital with injuries, one life-threatening.

N. 70th from McCormick to Fletcher will be closed into the morning while police investigate the scene.



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