Red Cloud woman dies in Interstate 80 crash

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP)  Authorities say a Red Cloud woman has died after crashing on Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska.

Reports say that the accident occurred Tuesday near the Gibbon interchange. Trooper Jeff Boston says 59-year-old Brenda Reed lost control of her sport utility vehicle after an abortive attempt to pass another vehicle. Her SUV rolled, ejecting her.

The patrol says Reed died later at a Kearney hospital. Her passenger, 40-year-old Stefanie Dedrick, of Hastings, was treated and released.