Cozad, Ne. — The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a single-vehicle accident at 7:04 a.m. north of Cozad. According to information from Lt. Tucker Case, the crash occurred about 8 miles north of Cozad on Road 421 and approximately Road 770.
A 2015 Silver Dodge Journey driven by 21 year old Kaitlin Myers of Lexington failed to negotiate the curve in the road. The vehicle ran off the road striking a large pile of crushed concrete and coming to rest on top of the pile.
Myers and passenger 21 year old Leah Smith of Arnold were transported to Cozad Community Hospital by Cozad Fire and Rescue. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.