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UPDATE: Victim names in fatal Sunday night crash; driver booked for motor vehicle homicide

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Posted at 6:57 AM, Jun 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-27 12:15:40-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Update: 6/27/2022 10 a.m.

Omaha Police say one woman died and another was injured following a crash near Rose Blumkin Dr and Dodge St Sunday evening.

Officers responded to the area around 9 p.m. where investigators determined a silver Audi A4 driven by 24-year-old Michael Packett was traveling eastbound on Dodge St near 76th at a high speed.

The Audi collided with a silver 2012 Nissan Sentra which was driven by 44-year-old Gina McKenna, who was traveling southbound.

The collision forced the Nissan into a wooden pole and caught on fire.

McKenna was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in Packett's Audi was transported to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.

Packett was booked at Douglas County Corrections for motor vehicle homicide - DUI.

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