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Two die in Highway 39 crash

Drivers of two vehicles died after a head-on collision south of St. Edward on Highway 39 in Platte County last Saturday, July 4, at about 1 a.m.
A young girl was also injured in the crash and taken to a hospital.
Nebraska State Patrol said the crash happened about two miles southeast of St. Edward on Highway 39. Daniel Sanchez, 24, of Cedar Rapids was driving a car westbound when his vehicle entered the north ditch. He overcorrected and crossed the center line, colliding head-on with an eastbound pickup driven by Maggie Turpitt, 40, of Genoa.
Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.