Fremont woman charged in deadly crash

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LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) -- A Fremont woman has been charged with vehicular homicide for a May crash that killed a Lincoln man.

The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 73-year-old Lois Vachal pleaded not guilty at her first court appearance last week.

Prosecutors say Vachal ran a red light at the intersection of Interstate 80 and U.S. Highway 77, hitting another vehicle. A passenger in that vehicle, 74-year-old Dennis Plautz, died a short time later at a Lincoln hospital.

The crash also injured the vehicle's driver, Vachal and two passengers in Vachal's minivan.