Pedestrian killed after entering the roadway west of Omaha, deputies say

Car Crash

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle west of Omaha on Friday morning.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called near 264th Street and West Dodge Road just after midnight.

A driver told deputies he was going west on West Dodge Road when a pedestrian suddenly appeared on the road.

The pedestrian was hit, and first responders declared them dead at the scene.

The driver said he stopped to give aid. Deputies say there were no signs the driver was impaired or negligent.

Deputies are withholding the identity of the pedestrian as they work to contact next of kin.

An investigation is ongoing.

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