LPD: Woman found dead in back of car had crashed into tree prior

Lincoln Police found 40-year-old Karla Lewis dead in the back of a Chevy Malibu at an apartment complex near 10th and Van Dorn St. around 8 a.m. Tuesday. 
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Authorities say a Lincoln woman died after her car crashed into a tree.

Lincoln Police found 40-year-old Karla Lewis dead in the back of a Chevy Malibu near 10th and Van Dorn St. around 8 a.m. Tuesday.

LPD says the vehicle was found with damage consistent with having been in an accident.

On Wednesday, an officer patrolling the area found a tree near 13th and Arapahoe that Lewis’ vehicle collided with.

Police say they believe Lewis was driving the car at the time of the crash.

The investigation is ongoing, but LPD says there is no evidence of foul play.

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