BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.VA.
A 79-year-old woman was killed instantly on W.Va. 9 in Morgan County Monday afternoon when she was struck by a westbound car near River Road, said a West Virginia State Police spokesman.
Nettie Michael, of 9908 Martinsburg Road, Hedgesville, W.Va., was struck in front of her home, said Trooper 1st Class E.D. Widmeyer, who received the call about 4:35 p.m.
Widmeyer said Michael might have walked to a mailbox along the road and was coming back across the highway when she was struck.