Kansas Woman Held On Suspicion Of Vehicular Homicide After Fatal Crash In Nebraska

Posted 2 years ago

By Associated Press

A Kansas woman has been arrested after a fatal accident on Interstate 80 near Grand Island.

The Hall County Sheriff’s Office says 34-year-old Kathy Teichmeier, of Almena, Kan., was taken into custody after Monday’s accident, which occurred around 3:50 p.m.

Officials say Teichmeier was driving east when she tried to make a U-turn. The sheriff’s office says Teichmeier’s vehicle clipped the rear wheel of a motorcycle as she turned left, and another motorcycle rammed into Teichmeier’s car.

The second motorcyclist died later at a hospital. The first motorcyclist managed to avoid crashing. Their names haven’t been released.

Teichmeier and 4 of her passengers were taken to a hospital for treatment, then released.

Teichmeier was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide. Hall County records say Teichmeier remained in custody on Tuesday.