Woman dies after being hit by car in Blackstone
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The Omaha Police Department report a woman was killed in a fatal crash early Saturday morning in Omaha’s Blackstone area.
Officers say they responded to 38th and Farnam for a vehicle-pedestrian crash at 1:59 a.m.
Investigators reveal that a small Mazda SUV was westbound on Farnam and struck a pedestrian that was crossing from north to south.
Rescue responders state the victim, 20-year-old Kaitlyn A. Vanessen, was transported to Nebraska Medicine with CPR in progress but was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Officers report the driver of the Mazda, 30-year-old William D. Wright, was booked for Motor Vehicle Homicide with a BAC of 0.182, more than double the legal limit.
The crash is still under investigation at this time.
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