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A female was partially pinned beneath a vehicle and air lifted from the scene of a one-vehicle accident on Thursday night.
The Antelope County Sheriff’s Department said a 2004 Ford Focus four door bearing Massachusetts license plates was discovered in a field resting on its passenger side at 8:13 p.m. south of Highway 275 near the Ag Agronomy Center in Oakdale.
According to officials, 40-year-old Angelia M. Brown of Neligh was partially pinned and required extrication by the Neligh-Oakdale Jaws of Life. She was transported by LifeNet to Mercy Medical in Sioux City, Iowa, from the scene. The other occupant, Christopher M. Lopez, 32 of Neligh, was transported by Neligh Rescue to Antelope Memorial Hospital.
Both occupants were intoxicated and denied operating the vehicle at the time of the accident, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
Officials said the Ford Focus was traveling west on Highway 275 when the driver lost control. An over correction caused the vehicle to go into a skid, striking the snowpacked south shoulder and causing the vehicle to enter into a roll, according to law enforcement.
The Antelope County Sheriff’s Department, Neligh Police Department, Nebraska State Patrol, along with Oakdale Fire, Neligh Fire, Neligh-Oakdale Jaws of Life and Neligh Rescue responded to the scene.
The accident remains under investigation by the Antelope County Sheriff’s Office and the Nebraska State Patrol.