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Two dead in car crash near Nebraska City Sunday

Posted at 11:38 AM, Oct 22, 2018

Two people have died and two others are injured following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 75 in Otoe County Sunday. 

According to a release, 32-year-old Rachel Curry of Auburn died at the scene and 15-year-old Chloe Curry was pronounced dead at the hospital later that night. Chloe was a student at Johnson County Central. The driver of the Chevy truck they were riding in, 39-year-old Michael Curry, survived the crash.

The suspected driver of the vehicle, a Buick Rainier, was not at the scene when investigators showed up but was found 57 miles away in Falls City thanks to a State Patrol helicopter and search equipment. The suspected driver is in the Otoe County Jail as an investigation continues.