COZAD — Authorities say a woman was struck and killed while walking down a highway in central Nebraska.
The accident occurred at about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, about 4 1/2 miles southeast of Cozad. The Dawson County Sheriff's Office says 25-year-old Katelynn Koubek was walking west on U.S. 30 when she was hit by an eastbound vehicle being driven by 41-year-old Corey Lee of Cozad.
The sheriff's office says Koubek was pronounced dead at the scene. She lived in Gothenburg.
The accident is being investigated.