Woman dies after being hit by car

Woman dies after being hit by car
A vehicle driving north on that highway ran off the road and struck the 23-year-old woman around 7:40 p.m.

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - A woman walking along a Butler County highway died after a vehicle ran off the road and hit her.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol states Wendy L. Dumas, of Poplar Bluff was walking along Missouri State Highway 53 about 3 miles south of Poplar Bluff on Monday.

A vehicle driving north on that highway ran off the road and struck the 23-year-old woman around 7:40 p.m.

The vehicle then drove away from the scene.

The report states an ambulance took Dumas to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center where she died.

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