A Fort Calhoun woman died after a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 75 near County Road 30 in Washington County at about noon Tuesday, the Nebraska State Patrol said.
Joan Benke, 81, was driving north when her car crossed the center line and collided with a garbage truck. She was taken to a hospital, where she died from her injuries.
The driver of the garbage truck was not injured. The State Patrol said Benke was not wearing a seatbelt.