Driver hits and kills dog, seriously injures pedestrian near 123rd and Blue Valley Parkway

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — One person is fighting for their life after a vehicle struck them as they were walking their dog in Overland Park Thursday morning, police said.

The dog died upon impact, according to Officer John Lacy.

The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. near West 123rd Street and Blue Valley Parkway. This is near the Target and Costco.

Police said the driver had a green light and was heading north when they hit the man and his dog in the crosswalk. Investigators said the man and dog did not have the right of way to cross. The red hand was illuminated on the crosswalk traffic signal.

Officials said the driver did pull over and remained on the scene.

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