Vermont Woman Killed Trying to Rescue Cat on Highway

Police in Vermont say a 75-year-old woman trying to rescue a cat stuck on a highway's median was hit by a car and killed.

State police say Cynthia Long of Putney had stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 91 near Dummerston on Sunday to try to help the cat.

She was hit just after 4 p.m. while walking across the passing lane.

Police say the crash remains under investigation.