UPDATE: One dead in crash that shut down part of Highway 2 in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A stretch of eastbound Nebraska Highway 2 was closed after a fatal rush-hour crash on Monday, Lincoln Police say.

The crash happened at the intersection with 33rd Street just after 4:30 p.m.

A Toyota Prius was turning south onto 33rd Street when an eastbound pickup struck the vehicle, police say.

The driver of the Prius, an elderly woman, was taken to a local hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Emergency Management Agency said the eastbound lanes were closed from 27th to 40th Streets.

This is a developing story. Return to Channel 8 as more updates become available.

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