An Ogallala couple were involved in a fatal crash north of Lincoln Friday night

LINCOLN, Neb. (COLON) – The Lincoln Police Department is continuing to investigate a single-vehicle crash Friday night near North 14th Street and Cornhusker Highway that left 47-year-old Laura Devries of Ogallala dead.

On Friday at 8:17 p.m., Lincoln Police and Lincoln Fire were dispatched to the area near the Barbara Hibner Soccer Stadium on a report of an injury accident. The investigation revealed that a gray Ford Expedition was eastbound on Cornhusker Highway and used the on-ramp onto North 14th Street.

LPD said the vehicle continued eastbound and crossed both lanes of North 14th Street before striking a utility pole. It came to rest in a grassy area just east of the 14th Street North entrance ramp to the Cornhusker Highway.

Both occupants of the car were taken to a local hospital, where the passenger, Laura Devries, died, police said. Her husband, 47-year-old David Devire, was driving and remains hospitalized.

The investigation is ongoing and police are asking anyone with information to contact the Lincoln Police Department at 402.441.6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402.475.3600.

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