16-Year-Old Killed In One Vehicle Crash In Northeast Lincoln

LINCOLN -- Lincoln Police have identified the victim of a fatal car crash late Wednesday night at 84th and Highway 6 as 16-year-old Blake Burkland.  Officer Katie Flood says the car was northbound on 84th Street heading toward Highway 6 around 11:45pm when it went through a red-light at the T-intersection, left the road, going through some trees and hit an embankment.  Burkland was pronounced dead at the scene.  Flood says they are not sure at this point how fast he was going and whether or not he was wearing a seatbelt.  An autopsy will be done.

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Topics : Disaster_Accident
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Locations : Lincoln
People : Blake BurklandKatie Flood
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