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2006 News Releases

October 12, 2006
For More Information Contact:
Officer Katherine Finnell, Public Information Office , 402 441-7226

Citation issued in Fatal Accident

Wendy S. Dodson, age 30, of Beaver Crossing Nebraska has been issued a citation for misdemeanor Motor Vehicle Homicide. Wendy Dodson was involved in a traffic accident on September 24th 2006 at 10:18 A.M. at NW 48th and West O Street. Wendy Dodson was driving a 2005 silver Nissan Murano as she entered onto West O Street from a gravel parking lot on the south side of West O, west of the intersection of NW 48th Street. Walter H. Zaptin was eastbound on West O Street in the inside traffic lane on his 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle when Dodson pulled across the path of the motorcycle and a collision occurred. Walter Zaptin was transported to Bryan LGH West due to his injuries and he died as a result of the injuries on October 5th 2006. Alcohol was not involved in this accident. Dodson received a citation to appear in court on October 30th 2006.

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