Police are searching for a vehicle which ran over and killed a Creighton University student who had laid down in the middle of an Omaha street in the early hours of this morning.
The Omaha Police Department reports 20-year-old Vindhya Puttagunta of Folsom, California died shortly after being rushed to a hospital.
The car left the scene.
According to the police report, Puttagunta had been walking with a man near the intersection of 27th and Burt Streets at around 1 o’clock this morning. The man sat down on a retaining wall. Puttagunta, who according to police was trying to get the attention of the man, laid down in the middle of Burt Street. A car traveling east on Burt Street ran over her.
The sedan kept driving east on Burt, then turned south onto 24th Street.
Omaha police describe the vehicle as a dark colored, newer model 4-door sedan.