Man struck, killed by car in Hartford

CREATED Oct 15, 2012

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HARTFORD - The Washington County Sheriff's Department says that a 64-year-old man has died after being struck by a car.

The crash happened at about 6:55 p.m. Sunday night on County Highway K near Patton Drive in Hartford.

According to a preliminary investigation, the man had picked up his dog and was walking it back home on Highway K.

He was in the southbound lane of K when a car going south struck him.  A 60-year-old woman from Hartford was driving it.

Investigators did not initially say why the man was in the road.

Rescue crews took him to a hospital in Hartford, where he died.

Authorities believe that alcohol and fast speeds were not contributing factors to the crash.