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One dead in SUV-dump truck crash in northeast Lincoln
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One dead in SUV-dump truck crash in northeast Lincoln

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One person died and two were injured in a crash Wednesday morning at North 70th Street and Cornhusker Highway, police say.

The accident, which involved an SUV and a dump truck, happened at about 7 a.m.

The SUV was traveling southbound on North 70th Street when it failed to stop at the stoplight and was hit by a dump truck that was traveling west on Cornhusker Highway, Capt. Duane Winkler said.

The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene and the passenger of the SUV was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, Winkler said. The driver of the dump truck was treated for injuries on the scene and released. 

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