Woman run over and killed while walking dog on Qld Highway

A woman has died after being hit by a car while walking her dog on the Bruce Highway overnight.

The tragic accident occurred between Ayr and Brandon just after 7.00pm.

Police said initial investigations suggests that the 19-year-old woman and a friend, were walking North on the southbound side of the Bruce highway with their dogs.


A 52-year-old man travelling north is believed to have been overtaking another vehicle when he collided with the 19-year-old and her dog.

The woman died at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.