Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Omaha

Police say a 20-year-old woman died after she was hit by a vehicle in Omaha early Saturday.
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 20-year-old woman died after she was hit by a vehicle in Omaha early Saturday. Police say Kaitlyn Vanessen, of Omaha, was crossing a street about 2 a.m. Saturday in the Blackstone District in Omaha when she was hit by an SUV driven by a 30-year-old man.

Paramedics performed CPR before taking her to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Police say the driver’s blood alcohol content was 0.182, more than twice the legal limit. He was arrested on a possible charge of motor vehicle homicide.

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