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LEXINGTON — The woman injured in an accident this morning on Highway 30 has died due to her injuries, according to the Dawson County Sheriff's Office.

Dawson County Sheriff's Office Press Release

At approximately 7:33 a.m. on Nov. 1, 2019 the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office was called to Road 435 and Highway 30 regarding an accident with injuries.

Deputies arrived on scene and determined an eastbound 2010 Peterbuilt pulling a dump trailer was attempting to make a northbound turn. The Peterbuilt driven by 68 year old Danny Jackson of Lincoln was rear ended by a 2005 Dodge Caravan driven by 65 year old Adelia Morales-Lopez of Lexington.

Ms. Morales-Lopez was trapped in the vehicle and Lexington Fire and Rescue used the jaws of life to free her from the vehicle.  Ms. Morales-Lopez was transported to Lexington Regional Hospital then transferred to Good Sam in Kearney with severe injuries.S

She later died of her injuries as a result of the accident. Mr. Jackson declined medical treatment.

The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Lexington Police Department, Lexington Fire and Rescue and the Nebraska State Patrol.

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