LINCOLN, Nebraska — An 18-year-old Nebraska man was arrested and charged Tuesday with killing two women and injuring 20 bystanders in a Memorial Day weekend accident in Lincoln that killed two women and injured 20 bystanders.
Kyvell Stark of Omaha surrendered to Lincoln police, the Lincoln Journal Star reported.
The accident happened on the night of May 29 along a thoroughfare in Lincoln, when a crowd watched vintage cars drive down the street. Investigators said information from Stark’s crashed car showed he was driving at nearly 90 miles per hour before colliding with another car.
Stark’s case did not appear in online court records as of Tuesday, and it was not immediately known if he had an attorney who could speak for him. Lancaster County Attorney Patrick Condon confirmed that Stark was charged Tuesday, but he didn’t know if Stark had an attorney.
Police previously said Stark tested positive for marijuana use after the accident, but came back negative on an alcohol breath test.
The accident killed two women in the other car: driver Emily Siebenhor, 20, and passenger Edith Hermosillo, 22. The impact sent both cars onto the sidewalk where they met a crowd of spectators watching the cruising event.
Two of the injured passers-by remained hospitalized Tuesday morning, Lincoln Police Chief Teresa Ewins said.
Police said none of the cars in the crash were involved in the cruise incident in Lincoln, about 46 miles southeast of Omaha.