A 22-year-old woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of motor vehicle homicide in connection with a fatal crash last month, according to Lincoln police.
Police said the initial investigation found that Deja Webster was driving south at 3:42 a.m. April 27 on North 27th Street between Theresa and Center Streets.
She lost control of her vehicle, striking the outer barrier wall of a bridge, crossed the median and hit a tree on the east side of the street.
A passenger in Webster’s vehicle, 20-year-old Jasmyn Chalk, was ejected and later died at a hospital.
According to Lincoln police, alcohol containers and marijuana were found in and around the vehicle. Webster is believed to have been traveling 80 mph to 88 mph within five seconds of striking the barrier wall.
Webster’s blood alcohol content was 0.11%. The legal limit is 0.08%.
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