One Person Killed in Friday Morning Crash on I-80

APRIL 26, 2019 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — One person has died following a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 this morning near Grand Island.

At approximately 7:05, a westbound Honda sedan drove into the northbound ditch near exit 318. The driver then overcorrected, drove over the on ramp, and the vehicle rolled twice. A rear passenger, Allyssa Wiebel, 27, from Bartlett, Illinois, was ejected from the vehicle.

When a trooper arrived on scene moments later, a witness was performing CPR on the victim. The trooper assisted with CPR efforts until paramedics arrived on scene, at which time Wiebel was transported to St. Francis Hospital in Grand Island. She was pronounced deceased upon arrival.

The driver, Tony Trujillo, 20, of Cicero, Illinois, and front seat passenger, an 18-year-old male from Illinois, were both transported to the hospital for minor injuries. The crash investigation is ongoing. None of the occupants were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

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