Area woman dies in two-vehicle collision

STRANG — A Shickley woman died Sunday following a two-vehicle collision at the junction of U.S. Highway 81 and Nebraska Highway 74 near here, the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Joan E. Hendrickson, 83, died of her injuries sustained in the collision, which occurred about 2:42 p.m.

According to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office, Hendrickson was on Highway 74 and was turning north onto U.S. 81 when the vehicle she was driving was struck by a southbound vehicle.

The driver and a passenger from the southbound vehicle were treated for minor injuries at the hospital and released. Their names and further details from the collision had not been released by the Sheriff’s Office this morning.

Deputy Sheriff Bob Hester was the investigating officer.

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