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Technology alerts Omaha first responders of car involved in high-speed crash
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Technology alerts Omaha first responders of car involved in high-speed crash

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - We learned how technology alerted emergency crews in Lincoln to a violent crash this week.A driver and five passengers slammed into a tree Sunday. One of the individuals had an iPhone 14. It has a new feature where it sensed the crash and called 911. Tragically all six people died.Technology also played a role in a crash in Omaha.It’s after 10 a.m. on a Wednesday when neighbors knew something was terribly wrong.“You know how — errr — and the next thing I know I saw a red flash go by and a boom. I open the door. The car is smoking, airbags beeping and nobody got out.”A neighbor, who didn’t want to be on camera, called 911.“I thought they hit a pole but it turned out to be my neighbor’s truck.”But technology had already started to get first responders involved. The Fo...