Lincoln Woman Dies After Car/Pedestrian Collision Thursday Night

LINCOLN–(KFOR Jan. 5)–Some additional information has been released in regards to a deadly SUV/pedestrian collision Thursday night in north Lincoln.

Lincoln Police on Friday morning identified the pedestrian that was hit by an SUV at 43rd and Leighton and later died at a hospital on Thursday night as 43-year-old Monica Salazar.

Captain Todd Kocian says Salazar was crossing from south to north on Leighton, when she was struck by an eastbound SUV in the outside lane. The driver, a 22-year-old Lincoln woman, has not been cited and the investigation is ongoing.

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LINCOLN–(KFOR Jan. 5)–A 43-year-old Lincoln woman died after she was hit by a vehicle Thursday night at 43rd and Leighton.

Lincoln Police Captain Duane Winkler tells KFOR News the woman was taken to an area hospital where she died. The name of the victim is not being released for now, until family members have been notified.

What led to the crash remains under investigation and no citations have been issued at this time.