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UPDATE: Douglas County Sheriff's Office identifies victim in West Center Road crash

Posted at 12:10 PM, Sep 13, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-15 14:13:47-04

UPDATE: 9/15/2023

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says that Abby Olberding, 24, from Carroll, Iowa died in a fatal crash on Wednesday at 267th and West Center Road. The driver of the Jeep, which was traveling eastbound when it crossed the center line and struck Olberding's vehicle was airlifted to Nebraska Medicine. They have not been identified.

Here's what we know from the sheriff's office:

On Wednesday at 08:04 a.m. members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) responded to a 911 call of a personal injury accident on West Center Road, just west of 264th Street.

Upon arrival, deputies and members of the Valley Fire Department found a crash involving a head-on collision of two vehicles. The driver of one vehicle was found to be pinned inside of the vehicle and deceased. The driver from the second vehicle had been ejected. Life flight was called to the scene and the ejected driver was airlifted to UNMC.

Preliminary investigative efforts by DCSO show that a grey Jeep was eastbound on West Center Road when it crossed the center line and struck a westbound white Chevy Impala. The Jeep rolled, ejecting the driver. The Impala slid into the ditch on the north side of the road.

The investigation continues and is ongoing. West Center Road was closed at 264th Street and Campanile Road.

The release of the victim’s identity will occur pending notification of next of kin.

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