A 33-year-old Liberty woman was killed after she was struck by a vehicle in Clay County on Wednesday night.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Theresa M. Smith was walking down the center of the roadway at 10:20 p.m. on Missouri 92, west of Route RA, when she was struck by a westbound 2012 Ford driven by 40-year-old Nicole M. Shields of Kearney. Smith was taken to Liberty Hospital by the Kearney Fire Department, and pronounced dead by Dr. Anna Gibson at 4:12 a.m.

Clay County deputies assisted the five Troopers at the scene.

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