Nebraska 8 Closed After Car/Deer Accident Leads To Fire

A car/deer accident near Odell resulted in an automobile fire that likely totaled the vehicle.

Stephanie Wrick, age 26, of Lincoln struck a deer on Nebraska Highway 8 near 61st Road Tuesday evening around 7:40. After pulling over, the car caught on fire, which was later extinguished by Odell volunteer firefighters.

Highway 8 was closed for about 45 minutes.