Teen dies after she’s hit by out-of-control driver

State News

April 15, 2019 - 8:58 AM

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City teenager who was struck by an out-of-control car as she was walking home from school has died from her injuries.

The Kansas City Star reports that 14-year-old Alexandra Rumple died Sunday. Overland Park police say she was struck Friday afternoon about a block away from Oxford Middle School, where she was an eighth-grader. Police say the driver also hit a traffic signal pole and a wooden fence.

Police haven’t released the driver’s name. It isn’t yet known what caused the car to leave the road.

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