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One dead, one injured following crash late Sunday

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Posted at 7:23 AM, Jul 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-12 11:23:06-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Omaha Police say a 73-year-old man died after a crash late Sunday near I-480 N and Martha St.

Police responded to the area around 10 p.m. where a 2002 Chevy Silverado pickup was traveling northbound when it left the roadway, struck a tree and rolled.

The first responding officer attempted CPR on the driver, 73-year-old Michael Childers.

Omaha Fire Department medics eventually declared him deceased.

The passenger, 69-year-old Linda Childers, was taken to Nebraska Medicine with serious injuries.

Authorities say neither excessive speed or alcohol use appear to be contributing factors.

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