Pedestrian killed while walking along highway in Kansas

Authorities say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a car while walking along a highway in Sumner County.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the accident was reported at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday on US-160 Highway about 2 miles east of Wellington.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a 1993 Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling eastbound on US-160 when it struck 48-year-old Joseph Edward Franklin Darling.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.