Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Kirtland

The Daily Times staff


FARMINGTON — A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Kirtland this afternoon. 

Emergency responders were dispatched at 5:24 the area near the Dairy Queen in Kirtland at 4216 U.S. Highway 64 on reports of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle, according to Detective Lt. Kyle Lincoln of the San Juan County Sheriff's Office. 

The unidentified victim was pinned under the vehicle. When deputies arrived on the scene, they confirmed the pedestrian had died. 

The incident is still under investigation, according to Lincoln.