UPDATE: Lincoln Police release name of man killed in hit-and-run

Nebraska News

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – UPDATE: Authorities have released the name of a 44-year-old man who was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver while crossing a Lincoln street.

Police identified the man Monday as Sean Cover, who lived in Lincoln.

Officers were sent around 9:30 p.m. Saturday to check a report about a man down in a street.

They discovered the body of the man later identified as Cover.

Lincoln police say a woman went to officers hours later and said she tried to avoid hitting Cover, who she said was crossing in the middle of a block.

Court records don’t yet show that she’s been formally charged. 


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Officers were sent around 9:30 p.m. Saturday to check a report about a man down in a street. They discovered the body of a 44-year-old Lincoln man.

His name hasn’t been released. Police later contacted the woman suspected of driving the vehicle that struck the man and arrested her.

Court records don’t yet show that she’s been formally charged.  

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