Man Arrested In Death Of Tyler Butterfield

LINCOLN –  A Lincoln man is arrested after a deadly car accident in October.

The Lincoln Police Department arrested 29-year-old Waltrivelish J. Watson of Lincoln for the death of 20-year-old Tyler Butterfield of Norfolk on suspicion of felony motor vehicle homicide during the October 26th accident.

Police say Watson was driving around 88 miles per hour seconds before hitting the other vehicle.

Butterfield died at the scene. Five others suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash.

Investigators do not suspect impaired driving factored into the crash.

Watson has not been charged yet, but was expected to appear in court Friday afternoon.

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