Woman killed, man injured in northeast Nebraska collision

BEEMER, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been killed and a man injured in a northeast Nebraska collision between a car and sport utility vehicle.

The crash occurred around 3:25 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 275, east of Beemer.

The Cuming County Sheriff’s Office says 61-year-old Ruth Miller, of West Point, was declared dead at the scene. She’d been driving the car.

The SUV driver was taken to a West Point hospital and then transferred to an Omaha hospital. He’s been identified as 19-year-old Logan Brandt, of Fremont.

The crash is being investigated.

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