Officials say Grand Island woman killed in Sunday crash

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

Police in Grand Island have identified a woman killed in a two-vehicle crash at an intersection in the southwest corner of the city.

41-year-old Melissa Brown, of Grand Island, died in the Sunday morning crash.        

Police say Brown was driving a large SUV on Husker Highway when she was broadsided by another SUV traveling south on Engleman Road. Police Capt. Jim Duering says the driver of the southbound vehicle, 35-year-old Sheri Jindra, of Lincoln, failed to yield at a stop sign, causing the crash. She suffered minor injuries.

Brown was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Her husband and passenger, Roger Brown, received minor injuries.