Mother, teen killed in northwest Nebraska crash

RUSHVILLE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a mother and her 14-year-old son have died after a collision in northwest Nebraska’s Sheridan County.

The collision occurred around 7:30 p.m. Friday, about 3 miles west of Rushville on U.S. Highway 20.

Sheridan County Attorney Jamian Simmons said a westbound vehicle was struck by an eastbound vehicle driven by William Hilton, 31, who was trying to pass a semitrailer truck.

Simmons said the crash killed Lynell Cash, 46, of Hay Springs and her son Waylon Cash and injured another family member, who has not been named. Hilton also was injured.

The collision remains under investigation.