33-year-old Hickman woman dies after crash south of Lincoln

A 33-year-old Hickman, Nebraska, woman died Monday night after a single-vehicle crash south of Lincoln.

Lancaster County sheriff’s deputies responded to the crash on South 68th Street around 9 p.m.

The Sheriff’s Office said the driver, who was alone in a 2003 Acura, was southbound on 68th Street when the vehicle left the roadway, entered the west ditch and rolled several times. The driver, Stephanie Leard, was ejected from the vehicle, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Leard was taken by medical helicopter to Bryan Medical Center’s west campus in Lincoln, where she was pronounced dead.

An autopsy has been ordered. The Sheriff’s Office said it appeared that Leard had not been wearing a seat belt.

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