A woman and her dog have lost their lives after walking on foot on Interstate 65 North between the 8 and 9 mile marker near Bowling Green Tuesday night.
Kentucky State Police said Penny Lane of Cross Plains, Tennessee entered the northbound lane of travel with her dog, crossing into the direct path of a chartered bus, driven by Douglas Wallace of New Albany, Indiana.
The bus hit the woman and her dog. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said there were 19 passengers on the bus, but neither them nor the driver were injured.