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Pedestrian struck, killed in Goodland


GOODLAND -- A Goodland pedestrian was killed Tuesday night when he walked into the roadway and was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

The accident occurred at the intersection of 17th and Broadway, near the railroad tracks that dissect the city.

The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the victim of the accident as Jeffrey A. Badget, 46.

He was struck by a vehicle, driven by Sean C. Smith, 31, Goodland, heading eastbound on 17th Street. Smith was not injured.