Lincoln woman dies in Highway 44 crash near Kearney

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Lincoln woman died in a crash Thursday afternoon near Kearney.

The Nebraska State Patrol says the accident happened around 4:00 p.m. on Highway 44, five miles south of Kearney.

Authorities say a car driving by 40-year-old Brandi Nigh was making a U-turn on Highway 44 when another car then hit Nigh's vehicle and a semi grain hauler.

Nigh was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.