Woman hit by vehicle, killed in Overland Park

A 70-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle and killed about 11:30 a.m. today in Overland Park.

The accident occurred at the 9800 block of West 99th Terrace. The husband of the victim, whose name has not been released, told Overland Park police that a vehicle struck his wife while she was doing yard work in the front yard of their residence.

A witness told police she heard a collision and saw a white van driving away from the accident scene.

While police still were on the scene, the driver of the white van came back and said she had been involved in the accident. The driver was identified as a 19-year-old woman who lives in Overland Park.

The Overland Park Police Department's Traffic Safety Unit was conducting the fatality investigation.