KEARNEY — Authorities say a pedestrian died at a hospital after being struck by a car near Kearney.

The accident occurred at about 8 p.m. Tuesday, about a mile and a half west of Kearney. The Kearney Hub said a car driven by Gary L. Boyd, 46, of rural Kearney was westbound on a gravel road when it struck Hunter Rheome, 18.

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Rheome died later at a Kearney hospital.

An autopsy has been ordered as the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office investigates the crash.

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