LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln police say a driver has been arrested in a crash last month that killed her passenger.
Police say 22-year-old Deja Webster was arrested Friday on suspicion of motor vehicle homicide in the April 27 crash that killed 20-year-old Jasmyn Chalk, who was a passenger in Webster's car.
Police say an investigation showed Webster was speeding over 80 mph on a city street in Lincoln when she lost control and struck an outer barrier wall of a bridge before hitting a tree.
Officials say Chalk was thrown from the vehicle and declared dead at a hospital.
Police say alcohol containers and marijuana were found in the vehicle, and a blood test confirmed Webster had a blood alcohol content of 0.110. The legal limit to drive is .08..