Lincoln Police arrest 18-year-old driver in August crash that killed motorcyclist
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police arrested an 18-year-old woman who was involved in a crash that killed a 28-year-old motorcyclist at 35th and Cornhusker back in August
According to LPD, on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., 18-year-old Alexis Kelly was arrested and is facing motor vehicle homicide/DUI charges.
On Aug. 29, LPD said a motorcycle was traveling westbound on Cornhusker Highway approaching N. 35th Street with a green light at 6:35 p.m. An eastbound sedan, driven by Kelly, was in the left turn lane on Cornhusker at the intersection of N. 35th Street. LPD said Kelly made the left turn in front of the motorcycle.
The driver of the motorcycle, 28-year-old Pierce White of Lincoln, died at the scene.
According to police, responding officers observed signs of impairment and a Drug Recognition Exam was conducted on Kelly. LPD said that toxicology reports later confirmed the presence of marijuana.
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