LINCOLN - Raven Addy-Cruz, a 23-year-old Kearney woman, died of injuries she suffered in a two-vehicle accident Thursday on Interstate 80 in Lincoln.
Addy-Cruz died Saturday at BryanLGH West Medical Center, Deb Collins, spokesperson for the Nebraska State Patrol, said.
According to the Nebraska State Patrol, Addy-Cruz was driving a 1996 Mazda 3 east on I-80 near mile marker 396, which is near the northwest 48th Street exit, when the car was rear-ended by a dump truck. The car was pushed into the south ditch where it rolled over. The accident happened about 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Addy-Cruz was flown by medical helicopter to Bryan LGH West, Collins said.
Her husband, Edgar Cruz, and their 13-month-old daughter, Hazel, were taken by ambulance to BryanLGH West with injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening.
The driver of the dump truck, Lyle Carmen, 56, of Cook, was not injured.
Addy-Cruz is registered as a student at the University of Nebraska at Kearney as a senior education major. She attended Kearney High School.
The accident is under investigation.