Pedestrian Struck And Killed On Watertown-Area Highway ID’d

WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) – Authorities have identified a 28-year-old Waubay woman who died after being struck by a pickup truck while walking on U.S. Highway 212 west of Watertown.

The Highway Patrol says Whitney Hopkins was pronounced dead at a hospital Thursday night.

Authorities say Hopkins was in the roadway when she was struck, and the truck driver won’t be charged. He wasn’t injured.

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