UPDATE: One dead on I-80 after car accident in Hall County

HALL COUNTY, Neb. -- One person is dead after a car accident in central Nebraska. 

The Hall County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened Tuesday evening on I-80 near the Shelton exit. 

A 17-year-old driver died after plowing into the back end of a vehicle that was stopped due to backed-up traffic, authorities said. 

The Hall County Sheriff's Department says deputies responded to the accident on I-80 Tuesday evening. 

Authorities say a truck driven by 24-year-old Brody Weinmann from Falls City, was stopped in the passing lane due to backed up traffic. 

A car driven by 17-year-old Carley Johnson of Doniphan collided with the rear of Weinmann's car. 

Johnson died at the scene. 

Weinmann and his passenger were uninjured, according to the release. 

This accident remains under investigation. 

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