Woman dies after being struck by vehicle Friday night; Driver charged with OWI  

A woman died from her injuries after being struck by a vehicle Friday night west of Bloomington, according to Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Troy Thomas.

The woman was walking her dogs around Airport Road and Kirby Road Friday night around 8:49 p.m. when she was struck. She was taken to a local hospital but later died, according to Thomas.

A male driver was arrested after he struck the woman with his vehicle.

The driver, a 33-year-old Bloomington man, is facing charges of operating while intoxicated/death, a level 4 felony, and driving while suspended/within 10 years, class A misdemeanor.

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