April 24, 2015

Two car crash in Panhandle kills one, injures another

A young woman died, a teen-ager suffered injuries in a two-car wreck in the Panhandle.

The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office reports 19-year-old Karman Reichman of Chappell died in the accident late last night four miles east of Sidney on U.S. Highway 30.

According to the sheriff’s office, a 16-year-old from Sidney was driving west on Highway 30 as Reichman drove east. A joint investigation of the accident is being conducted by the Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office and the Nebraska State Patrol.

Reichman had to be cut from her vehicle. A medical helicopter rushed her to the Scottsbluff Regional Medical Center, but she died later of her injuries. The 16-year-old was taken to Sidney Regional Medical Center.