Woman Killed In Omaha Wreck; Driver Of Other Car In Custody

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office said they are charging a driver involved in an accident that killed one woman and left two other people injured.

The two-vehicle crash happened Wednesday night, killing 37-year-old Candice McDowell of Omaha. She was driving east on Harrison Street when her car was struck by a BMW at the intersection with 144th Street.

Ulises Pantoja, the 24-year-old driver of the BMW, was being charged with willful reckless driving, driving under the influence of alcohol and felony motor vehicle homicide, according to the sheriff's office. That driver and a 23-year-old passenger suffered serious injuries, but police say both are expected to survive.