Columbus Woman Dies in Collision near Clarks
CLARKS, Neb. (AP) - A 22-year-old Columbus woman has been identified as the victim of a collision near Clarks. The Merrick County Sheriff's Office said the victim was Amanda Asche. She was pronounced dead at the scene of Monday night's accident along U.S. Highway 30. Authorities say Asche was headed east on the highway when her vehicle was hit by a pickup driven by 30-year-old Christopher Hajek, of Marquette. He was taken to a hospital. On Wednesday Hajek was charged with felony vehicular homicide.