Norfolk singer dies after Thayer County Fairgrounds accident
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol are investigating a death at the Thayer County Fairgrounds in Deshler on Sunday.
The Thayer County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 4:20 a.m. that a 25 year-old female was injured near the racetrack while riding in a utility task vehicle (UTV). Deshler Rescue and sheriff’s deputies responded, and the victim was transported to Thayer County Health Services in Hebron where Abby Uecker, of Norfolk, was pronounced dead.
Troopers will continue to investigate the incident.
The Thayer County Fair ran from July 19-22 in Deshler.
According to the Abby Nicole & County Road Facebook page, Uecker was listed as a singer for the band and had been scheduled to perform at the Thayer County Fair on Saturday night.