14-Year-Old Shenandoah Student Hit by Car, Killed During Cross Country Practice

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SHENANDOAH, Iowa – A Shenandoah student died on Tuesday morning after being hit by a vehicle while running across a highway during cross country practice.

At approximately 7:15 a.m., Iowa State Patrol troopers responded to a fatal accident at the intersection of Highway 2 and A Avenue in Shenandoah.

Authorities say, Kinsee Rooker, 14, of Shenandoah was running southbound on A Avenue during a cross country practice. As she crossed the highway, she was struck by an eastbound vehicle driven by Brent McKinnon, 27, of Clarinda.

Rooker died at the scene, according to authorities.

No further information has been released.