GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Shortly after a vehicle was reported stolen in eastern Nebraska, it was involved in a fatal crash with two other vehicles

Grand Island Police Capt. Jim Deuring says officers believe the person who died in the crash was driving the stolen vehicle. At least one other person was taken to the hospital after the crash.

Police say the crash happened shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday near U.S. Highway 281 and Old Potash Highway. The vehicle was reported stolen about half an hour earlier.

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