Lincoln Woman Faces Up To Year In Prison For Fatal Crash In Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND- A Lincoln woman has entered a plea and been convicted of misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide in a fatal December crash in Grand Island.

35-year-old Sheri Jindra pleaded no contest Wednesday in Hall County Court for the Dec. 11 crash that killed 41-year-old Melissa Brown. Grand Island police say Brown was driving an SUV east on Husker Highway when she was hit by Jindra’s southbound minivan. Police say Jindra ran a red light. Brown was pronounced dead at a hospital; her husband, a passenger in the SUV, received minor injuries.

Jindra faces up to a year in prison when she’s sentenced July 7.