An early Sunday morning crash in northern Lincoln has claimed the life of a 38-year-old Lincoln woman and critically injured her daughter.
The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports Julie Schmieding died at the scene. Her daughter, 15-year-old Tylea Schmieding of Lincoln, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
According to the sheriffs’ office, Julie Schmieding was driving south on North 1st Street when her sport utility vehicle left the roadway, ran off the right of the street, struck a utility box, and then ran into a tree.
The accident occurred around one o’clock Sunday morning. It remains under investigation.