One person was killed and another was flown by medical helicopter to Tulsa after they were struck by a vehicle Tuesday on U.S. Highway 270 in Krebs.

Krebs Police Officer Mike House said a woman was pronounced dead at the scene and a man with severe injuries was flown to a Tulsa hospital by medical helicopter.

House said the two people were having their vehicle worked on and were crossing the highway to get to the Dollar General when they were struck by the vehicle.

“A lady was driving westbound on the highway and wasn’t paying attention or didn’t notice them until it was too late,” said House.

The identities of the people involved will be not be released until next of kin have been notified, according to House.

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