Blair girl, 14, killed and five others hurt in Friday crash

Crash in Blair kills teenage girl, sends others to hospital (Source: WOWT)
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BLAIR, Neb. -- A Blair teenager was killed and five others were injured in a traffic accident around 10:30 Friday morning.

Heidy Martinez, 14, died in the accident.

Authorties were called to the scene in an area a half mile west of Co Rd 23 on Co Rd 18 and then north on a field road.

Investigators said a Chevy SUV with the six juveniles inside was southbound on a farm field road. There were two males and four females, ages 13 and 14 involved.

A 14-year-old driver lost control of the vehicle, entered a corn field on the east side and rolled. Only one occupant was wearing a seatbelt. Martinez was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Of the remaining five occupants, one was transported by medical helicopter from the scene to an Omaha hospital, one was transported by rescue squad to Omaha, three were transported to the Blair Hospital where one was later taken by medical helicopter to Omaha.

The names of the other occupants and driver were not immediately released. The Washington County Sheriff Accident Reconstruction team responded to the accident.

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