McCOOK, Neb. (AP) - An 81-year-old woman died after she was struck while walking along a county road in southwest Nebraska.
The McCook Gazette reports that a southbound pickup truck hit Joyce Vernon as she walked south on Sunday afternoon, about a half-mile north of McCook.
The pickup driver was identified as 21-year-old Jacob Carter, of McCook.
The Nebraska State Patrol and Red Willow County Sheriff's Office are investigating.