Woman hit and killed in Milton area identified

A woman hit and killed Monday while walking in the Milton area was 25-year-old Lacey Gurule of Auburn, the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office said Tuesday.

Gurule had her back to traffic as she walked in the 8400 block of Pacific Highway East, when she was hit by a minivan, according to The Associated Press.

The driver reportedly didn’t see Gurule in the poorly lit area.