Police: Driver died after car rammed tree in east Lincoln

LINCOLN, NE (Eric McCay / News Channel Nebraska) – Police say a woman died after the car she was driving rammed into a tree in east Lincoln.

The crash was reported just before 1 AM Thursday. Police Captain Ben Kopsa says it’s not clear when the crash occurred or what caused the woman to leave the roadway and hit the tree.

Police identified her as 26-year-old Heather Bodfield.

The crash is being investigated.