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UPDATE: One dead, one critical after 168th & Q morning crash

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Posted at 7:19 AM, Jan 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-19 14:17:29-05

The Omaha Fire Department confirmed one person is dead and another was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after a crash near 168th and Q streets.

The 911 call came in a little after 6:30 Thursday morning. Omaha Police say a car driven by 40 year old Mitzi McCoy of Omaha was eastbound on Q Street when she ran a red light at 168th and was hit on the passenger side by a southbound pickup. The passenger in McCoy's vehicle, 34 year old Katrina Olson of Gretna died at the scene. Neither McCoy or Olson were wearing seat belts. 

 
The driver of the pickup was not hurt. McCoy is being treated at Nebraska Medicine for a head injury, broken leg, broken ribs, fractured pelvis and several other minor injuries.