Deadly Hit-and-Run Accident at 10th Street and South Street in Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska (October 19, 2019) – A woman in her 40s was killed in an alleged hit-and-run accident Friday evening in Lincoln, police said.

The accident happened at about 8:29 p.m. October 18, at the intersection of 10th Street and South Street.

Police said the woman was crossing 10th Street when she was hit by a small dark-colored sedan.

The sedan left the scene and was last seen northbound on 10th Street.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The police are looking for the sedan which should have damage to the front end. 

The police are investigating the accident. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Lincoln Police Department at 402-441-6000 or CrimeStoppers at 402-475-3600.

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service, we like to advise family the following:

1.       In most cases, it is very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including by not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before it disappears or is altered. 

2.       In Nebraska, it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attorney first.

3.       Nothing in this blog is intended to be legal advice.

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