Man killed in crash near Omaha’s Elmwood Park

A man died in a crash in Omaha on Monday.
Published: Sep. 19, 2023 at 10:17 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police are investigating after a driver died when he struck a tree in the Elmwood Park neighborhood Monday night.

OPD tells 6 News officers were called to Happy Hollow Blvd. and Dodge Street around 8:42 p.m. Investigators found a 2006 Nissan Maxima was headed north on Happy Hollow when it drifted left and left the road. The car went down a grass embankment and struck a tree.

Medics transported the driver, 32-year-old Robert Lane, to Nebraska Medicine with CPR in progress; he died shortly after arrival. Police say Lane was not wearing a seatbelt.

The investigation is ongoing.