KIMBALL, Neb. — Authorities say a woman has been killed while running along a roadway in western Nebraska.

The incident occurred around 9:40 a.m. Saturday, about a half-mile (1 kilometer) west of Kimball.

Authorities say 33-year-old Erin Aerni was running west on the north shoulder of U.S. Highway 30 when she was struck by a westbound vehicle driven by 62-year-old Caroljo Nagel.

The accident is being investigated.

Aerni lived in Kimball.

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.