PALMER — One person has died in a rollover crash near Palmer in east-central Nebraska.

The Nebraska State Patrol said the crash happened late Friday night.

Investigators said a car went out of control on a county road near Palmer, rolled and hit a tree. The patrol said both the driver and a passenger, who were not using seat belts, were thrown from the vehicle. The passenger died at the scene.

Authorities said the driver was taken to a Grand Island hospital.

The patrol was not releasing the name of either person until relatives could be notified.

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