Pedestrian killed in Okfuskee accident

CASTLE, Okla. - Highway patrol troopers say a 67-year-old woman was struck by a car while she was walking down the middle of a state highway about three miles north of Castle in Okfuskee County.

Officials say Lois Gauze was walking southbound on Highway 48 just after midnight when she was struck by a car driven by a 59-year-old man.  Gauze was thrown over the car before coming to a stop on the trunk of the vehicle.

Troopers say the driver was unable to see her on the dark road.

Gauze was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver was uninjured.

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