Woman struck, killed while walking dog in northeast Kansas


OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a driver has struck and killed a 61-year-old woman as she was walking a dog in suburban Kansas City.

Police in Olathe, Kansas, say the crash happened just before noon Tuesday. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released.

Police say the dog also was injured and was taken to an animal hospital for treatment. The driver wasn’t injured and remained on scene.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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