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.

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The sheriff's office says Koubek was pronounced dead at the scene. She lived in Gothenburg.

The accident is being investigated.


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