North Platte woman dies after car accident

A North Platte woman died after she was hurt in a car v. box truck accident in the city Monday morning. 65-year-old Darla Cohagen was hurt after a box truck failed to yield at the intersection of B & Oak and her car hit the driver's side of the truck. Cohagen died at the hospital. (MGN Image)
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - A North Platte woman died after she was hurt in a car v. box truck accident in the city Monday morning. 65-year-old Darla Cohagen was hurt after a box truck failed to yield at the intersection of B & Oak and her car hit the driver's side of the truck. Cohagen died at the hospital.

North Platte Police Officer, Beth Kerr, says 65-year-old Darla Cohagen was driving her car east on B Street towards the intersection at Oak St. A box truck was stopped facing north at the intersection and the truck driver failed to yield to the car and entered the intersection.

Kerr says Cohagen's car hit the driver's side front of the box truck. The driver of the box truck was not injured. Cohagen went to the hospital emergency room where she died.