BENKELMAN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man was struck and killed while walking along a highway in southwest Nebraska.
The accident occurred around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, about 3 miles (5 kilometers) northeast of Benkelman.
Authorities say a pickup truck hit 46-year-old Douglass Singer along U.S. Highway 34. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. Singer lived in the tiny Dundy County community of Max.
The pickup driver was identified as 23-year-old Makayla Wiese, of O’Neill.
Authorities say weather conditions and lighting may have contributed to the accident.