OMAHA, NE – Authorities say the driver involved in a crash that killed two people in Omaha was going 94 mph just before the deadly accident, the Omaha World-Herald reported.
This is an update to a previous story.
38-year-old Chinyere Nwuju of Omaha is charged with two counts of manslaughter in connection with the collision at 90th and Maple Streets June 23rd. She was driving a Dodge Nitro when authorities say she ran a red light and collided with a pickup truck, killing two people inside the truck.
A prosecutor said Nwuju did not use the brakes just before the crash, and added that her urine tested positive for PCP when she was taken to the hospital.
Nwuju, who sustained serious facial injuries in the accident, appeared in court Tuesday in a wheelchair and was ordered held on $200,000 bail.
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