Fatal accident left one dead, one arrested

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- A central Nebraska man is dead and a woman is in jail after a fatal accident over the weekend.

Grand Island Police say there were called to 7th and Eddy Streets Saturday night for a person who was hit by a truck. 

The 45-year-old man was taken to a local hospital where he later died. 

The driver, 62-year-old Michelle Robinson, was at the scene and acknowledged hitting the man, but said it was an accident. 

Authorities say Robinson showed signs of impairment. 

Police say she was taking legal prescription drugs, but wasn't supposed to be driving while on them. 

She was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and motor vehicle homicide. 

The name of the victim has not yet been released. 

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