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29-year-old woman from Prague killed in Saunders County crash

29-year-old woman from Prague killed in Saunders County crash

A 29-year-old woman from Prague was killed Sunday afternoon when she lost control of the SUV she was driving and it went off the roadway and flipped into a ditch, the Saunders County Sheriff's Office said.

About 4:20 p.m., the Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of a crash about 1¾ miles north of Nebraska Highway 92 on County Road 24, officials said. A northbound GMC Envoy driven by Katie M. Weakly went off the road between County Roads L and M, overturned and hit a tree, the Sheriff's Office said.

Weakly was pronounced dead at the scene. The Sheriff's Office said she was not wearing a seat belt.

Fire and rescue crews from Weston, Malmo and Wahoo assisted at the scene. The Sheriff's Office is investigating the cause of the crash.

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Bob Glissmann helps cover public safety and weather events as an editor on The World-Herald's breaking news desk. Follow him on Twitter @BobGlissmann. Phone: 402-444-1109.

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