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Accident claims the life of Kimball woman

Erin Aerni, 33, of Kimball was killed in an accident on Highway 30 in Kimball Saturday morning.

Local dispatcher, Erin Heidemann, called Kimball Emergency Dispatch to report a vehicle/pedestrian accident near the Kimball Cemetery at approximately 9:40 a.m.

Kimball County Sheriff's Office and Kimball Ambulance responded and secured the scene while waiting for Nebraska State Patrol Troopers to arrive. The highway was closed and traffic was diverted as Troopers investigated the accident.

Carol Jo Nagel, also of Kimball, was the driver of the vehicle that struck and killed Aerni, no charges have been filed at this time.

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