Grand Island woman killed in rural single-car crash

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

       GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a 24-year-old Grand Island woman has died in a car crash in rural Hall County.
        The Nebraska State Patrol says 24-year-old Kaitlyn Worthington was found around 6:40 p.m. Friday. Her 2007 Volkswagen had driven into a cornfield.
        Worthington was declared dead at the scene. She was wearing a seat belt. Authorities say they believe the crash may have happened during the early-morning hours on Friday.
        A Nebraska State Patrol accident report notes that Grand Island police had reported that Worthington fled from an officer just before midnight on Thursday. Grand Island police say Worthington fled on Highway 34 to avoid arrest.