Teen killed in car crash near Schuyler

Posted at 11:36 AM, Jun 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-17 12:36:13-04

An investigation is underway after a teenager loses her life from a crash near Schuyler, Nebraska.

On Wednesday night, police say 15-year-old Isabella Brandt of Schuyler was thrown from a car after the driver hit a tree.

Brandt was rushed to a Lincoln hospital where she was later pronounced dead from injuries. Police say the crash happened after an officer tried to pull over the car she was in.

The driver of the car was taken to an Omaha hospital and another passenger, a 15-year-old male passenger was taken to a Schuyler hospital. Authorities believe alcohol was involved with the crash.