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Police investigating fatal west Omaha crash

Published: Nov. 29, 2021 at 1:43 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police are still investigating a four-car crash in west Omaha that killed one person and sent two others to the hospital.

Police say the crash occurred around 11 a.m. Monday morning near N. 144th street and El Dorado Drive, just north of West Dodge Road.

Investigators reveal that a southbound Toyota Tundra was traveling above the 45mph speed limit when it struck a stopped Chevy Malibu. The Malibu then struck a stopped Chevy Equinox and a BMW 840i.

Police report that the driver of the Malibu was declared deceased at the scene, she has been identified as 78-year-old Patricia Brinkman.

The driver of the Equinox was taken to CHI Bergan Mercy Hospital with possible serious injuries. Police say the driver of the Tundra was also transported to Bergan to be treated for a fractured wrist. The driver of the BMW was reportedly restrained during the crash and is uninjured.

The crash is still under investigation.

Omaha Police are investigating a crash in west Omaha that killed one woman and sent two more...
Omaha Police are investigating a crash in west Omaha that killed one woman and sent two more people to the hospital on Monday morning.(Roger Hamer / WOWT)

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