A Lincoln High School freshman was killed in a crash involving a stolen vehicle early Friday morning.
The driver died at the scene, and a passenger suffered nonlife-threatening injuries, Lincoln police Capt. Robert Farber said Friday evening.
Lincoln High Principal Mark Larson sent a letter home to parents Friday afternoon that identified the driver as 14-year-old Kaydance Potter. Lincoln police did not identify the passenger.
The school said it had a crisis response team available Friday and will again Monday in the school's counseling center.
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Witnesses reported that an eastbound 2015 Honda Civic traveling at high speeds on Superior Street near 55th Street lost control and crashed into a pole just after 4 a.m.
The crash closed Superior Street in both directions from 48th to 56th streets for several hours.
The Honda was reported stolen April 15 from a residence in the 5600 block of Canterbury Lane.
Police did not say how Potter came to be in possession of the stolen car.