Omaha woman injured in Harrison County crash


April 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Iowa State Patrol Tuesday, released information about an accident in Harrison County which sent one person to the hospital, Sunday morning. Authorities say 55-year old Deborah Young, of Omaha, was injured when the 2008 Honda CR-V she was driving left southbound Interstate 29 near Missouri Valley at around 10:20-a.m., entered a ditch and hit a tree, before spinning around and coming to rest against a grove of trees.  Young was trapped in her vehicle and had to be extricated by Missouri Valley Rescue. The woman was transported by LifeNet helicopter to the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

She later told authorities she had become lost and tired, possibly due to a change in her medications. Young was cited for Failure to Maintain Control. Officials say the small SUV had $9,000 damage, and was considered a total loss.