A deadly accident near Bennington claimed the life of a 17 year old girl. Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Tom Wheeler says Morgan Negley of Bennington was heading westbound on Bennington Road at 204th Street in her Mitsubishi Eclipse just after 5pm. He says witnessed reported to authorities that Negley did not stop at a stop sign and proceeded into the intersection and her vehicle was broadsided by a full sized pick up.
Deputy Chief Wheeler says Negley was pronounced dead at the scene. Her Great Dane puppy inside her vehicle did not survive the crash. The driver of the pick up was not hurt. Officials say speed and alcohol were not factors in this accident.