Woman struck by vehicle, killed Wednesday night in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A 75-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle and killed on West Morgan Street in Durham Wednesday night, Durham police said.

Around 10:30 p.m., Katherine Leonardis, 75, and her husband, Santo Leonardis, 75, of Chapel Hill were crossing West Morgan Street in front of the Carolina Theatre when they were struck by a Toyota Camry.

Katherine Leonardis died from her injuries. Santo Leonardis was treated at the hospital and released.

They were not in a pedestrian crosswalk at the time of the collision, police confirmed.

No charges have been filed but the incident is still under investigation.

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