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Woman dies after being ejected from rolling car

July 10, 2018

FIRTH, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a driver died at a hospital after she was ejected from her car in a Lancaster County rollover accident.

The crash was reported around 9 p.m. Monday, about a mile and a half (3 kilometers) northwest of Firth. The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says the southbound car ran into the west ditch and rolled several times.

The sheriff’s office says the driver was pronounced dead shortly after being flown to a Lincoln hospital. She’s been identified as 33-year-old Stephanie Leard, who lived in Hickman.

The crash is being investigated.

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