Crash alert: Probation ordered for teen charged in fatal Cass County crash
LINCOLN, NE – The case of a Lincoln teenager who was behind the wheel in a deadly crash last year came before a Cass County Juvenile Court judge, according to the Omaha World-Herald.
18-year-old Alyssa Dunlap was ordered by Judge Lawrence Gendler to complete about eight months of probation and also complete a defensive driving course.
Dunlap admitted to misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide in connection with the Nov. 14, 2020 accident. Authorities said she was driving a Nissan Altima southbound on Nebraska Highway 63 when she went through a stop sign at the intersection with U.S. Highway 34 and slammed into a Dodge Charger.
A 17-year-old passenger in the Nissan was pronounced dead at a Lincoln hospital. Dunlap was ejected from the vehicle and hospitalized. The driver and a passenger in the Dodge were not seriously hurt.
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