Jan 13, 2022

2 women die in Nebraska crash, sheriff's office says

Posted Jan 13, 2022 5:52 PM

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say two women have died in a head-on crash in Nebraska.

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office said 85-year-old Jane McElravy, of David City, and 55-year-old Michelle Schmid, of Bellwood, were pronounced dead at the scene of Tuesday’s crash.

The Omaha World-Herald reports that investigators said the collision occurred on Nebraska Highway 64 near Bellwood, a village of about 430 residents, that is 15 miles southeast of Columbus.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.