Kearney woman charged with felony Motor Vehicle Homicide

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LEXINGTON, Neb. (KSNB) The Kearney woman who survived a central Nebraska collision that killed three of her passengers has been charged with felony motor vehicle homicide.

Dawson County Court records show Angelique Kampmann, 20, of Kearney, is charged with three counts of felony motor vehicle homicide while driving under the influence, one felony count of causing serious injury while driving under the influence and one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence, first offense.

The crash happened Oct. 16 at the intersection of Highway 30 and Road 447 about three miles east of Overton. Court records indicate that a car driven by Kampmann was southbound on Road 447 when it ran a stop sign and collided with an east-bound vehicle driven by Kasey Rayburn, 37, Elm Creek.

Three passengers in Kampmann's vehicle were dead at the scene: Donald Anderson, 20, Overton, Karli Michael, 27, Pontiac, Ill., and Ziera Nickerson, 18, Kearney. Both Kampmann and a fourth passenger, Ashley Kemp, 18, Kearney, had to be hospitalized because of injuries.

Rayburn was examined at the scene and was not hospitalized.

Court records indicate that subsequent tests showed Kampmann had a blood alcohol content of .104 at the time. The records also indicate that officers at the scene saw an open container of alcohol in the Kampmann vehicle as well as drugs or drug paraphernalia.

Kampmann is scheduled in Dawson County Court in Lexington February 21, 2019. If convicted on all felony counts, she could get up to 63 years in prison.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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