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UPDATE: Victim named in Thursday's fatal car crash at 204th and Bennington

Posted at 3:14 PM, Dec 30, 2021
and last updated 2022-01-03 17:11:00-05

UPDATE: 1/3/2022 4 PM

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) reported a crash that occurred at 204th St. and Bennington Rd. on Thursday was fatal.

On Monday, DSCO released the name of Timothy Harris, a Washington County man who died in the crash. The other vehicle involved in the wreck was driven by Teri Jizba of Douglas County.

Harris, the driver of a green sedan, was transported to Bergan Mercy Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to a statement from Chief Deputy Wayne Hudson.

Juvenile occupants of the other vehicle, a dark Hyundai Palisade SUV, were extricated by fire department personnel and also taken to Bergan Mercy Hospital as a precaution, say authorities.

A witness to the accident stated that she was traveling northbound on 204th on approach to Bennington and saw a green sedan that was traveling eastbound on Bennington at high speeds. The witness stated that the driver of the green car then "failed to stop for the stop sign and T-boned a dark SUV traveling northbound on 204th St.," per the DCSO press release.

The accident is still under investigation. This article will be updated when more information becomes available.

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