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Car strikes, kills woman on road in northeast North Dakota

May 22, 2019

DRAYTON, N.D. (AP) — A 44-year-old woman is dead after she was struck by a car as she stood on a dark gravel road in northeastern North Dakota.

The Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday south of Drayton.

Authorities say the 21-year-old man who was driving the car encountered a man standing on the side of the road near a home. The driver steered to the left to avoid the man but struck the woman.

The victim was pronounced dead at a hospital. She is identified as Kammi Leland of Drayton.

The other pedestrian was not hurt. The driver and his passenger also were not hurt and reported the crash to law enforcement.

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