Fatal overnight crash in northwest Omaha

Published: Jan. 21, 2022 at 3:58 AM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police are investigating an injury accident that claimed the life of a young woman Thursday night.

Officers say 35-year-old Victoria Y. Castro was walking in the westbound lane of Maple Street near 95th Street about 10:10 p.m.

The driver, a 37-year-old man in a Chevy Equinox in the same lane, swerved to try and avoid Castro, but ultimately failed and hit her.

Castro was taken to a hospital with CPR in progress where she died.

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