Arapahoe woman struck and killed
ARAPAHOE -- An Arapahoe mother of two was killed in a pedestrian-car accident Wednesday evening near Arapahoe.
The driver of the car has been charged with motor vehicle homicide and waits to be arraigned Friday in Furnas County court.
Kasey Jo Warner, 28, a biology teacher at McCook Community College and a former volleyball coach at Arapahoe High School, died when the westbound car, driven by a 34-year-old Keith County/Furnas County man, struck her on a county road southwest of Arapahoe at about 7:15 p.m.
Furnas County Sheriff Kurt Kapperman reported this morning that Warner was walking, eastbound, with her 3-year-old daughter, who was riding a small electric ATV behind her.
Warner was pronounced dead at the scene; her daughter was transported to Cambridge Memorial Hos-pital, where she was treated for minor injuries and released.
A passenger in the car was also transported to the hospital, treated and released
Kapperman said that the driver has been charged with motor vehicle homicide, driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Bond has been set at $250,000 or 10 percent.
Kapperman's office declined to release the name of the driver until he can be arraigned.
Sheriff Kapperman said a farmer harvesting in a nearby field saw the accident and called 911.
Agencies involved in the investigation of the accident were the Furnas County Sheriff's Office, the Nebraska State Patrol and Holbrook/Edison/Arapahoe Fire and Rescue.