According to a press release from the Custer County Sherriff’s Office, on Thursday, July 9 at 11:23 PM, Custer County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a vehicle crash on Rye Valley Road, approximately 7 miles northwest of Callaway, NE. Custer County Sheriff’s Deputies and Callaway Fire and Rescue responded.
The driver, 19-year-old Sydnee A. Sallach of Callaway, NE was the sole occupant of the 2007 Chevrolet Impala. Callaway Rescue transported Sydnee to Callaway Hospital where she later died from injuries sustained as a result of the crash.
Prior to the crash, the vehicle was traveling north on Rye Valley Road when it left the roadway and rolled multiple times. Seatbelts were not in use at the time and alcohol was not a factor. The crash is being investigated by the Custer County Sheriff’s Office.