Pedestrian dies at local hospital after car hits her

AFFTON, MO – An 87-year-old woman was struck and killed in the 9800 block of Mackenzie Road on Tuesday morning.

According to KMOV4 News, the fatal crash occurred at around 6 a.m., when the 26-year-old driver of a Honda Accord hit Phyllis Powers as she crossed the road to a polling center. Powers was transported to a local hospital where she passed away from injuries sustained in the crash.

The road was closed until around 10:30 a.m. Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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