Update: Names released in fatal crash on I-80 in eastern Nebraska
GREENWOOD, Neb. —
One person was killed in an early morning crash on Interstate 80 in Cass County, according to the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP). The crash occurred just after 2:15 a.m., on Nov. 20.
A 2017 Nissan Rogue was travelling eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-80 near mile marker 420 when it collided head-on with a 2009 GMC pick-up. The collision sent the Nissan into another lane, where it struck a 2013 Toyota Camry.
The driver of the Nissan, Ashley Chinana, 23, of Niobrara, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The drivers and passengers of the other two vehicles were transported to Lincoln area hospitals. The GMC was driven by Cary Chafin, 52, with passenger Rhonda Chafin, 52, both of House Springs, MO. The Toyota was driven by Sandra Mann, 77, with passenger Jack Mann, 81, both of Belle Plaine, Iowa.
NSP says the accident remains under investigation at this time.
Westbound lanes of Interstate 80 were closed from mile marker 426 to 409 for over four hours.