NEWFANE, N.Y. — Police in upstate New York say a pedestrian has died after being hit by a car driven by a woman subsequently charged with driving while impaired by drugs.

The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old David McCollum II of Newfane was struck while walking along a road near his home around 11 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the driver, 25-year-old Kara Lynn McDonald of Lockport, was treated for a wrist injury. She was later charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs.

It could not be determined if McDonald has a lawyer to comment.

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