Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol are investigating a death that occurred at the Thayer County Fairgrounds in Deshler on Sunday.
The Thayer County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 4:20 a.m. that a 25 year-old female was injured near the racetrack while riding inside a UTV. Deshler Rescue and sheriff’s deputies responded. The victim was transported to Thayer County Health Services in Hebron where Abby Uecker, of Norfolk, succumbed to her injuries at 5:30 a.m.
Troopers will continue to investigation the incident and forward reports to the Thayer County Attorney.
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