Virginia Woman Killed by Car on First Walk Since Overcoming Cancer

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This is a terribly tragic story.

On Sunday, Virginia resident Sally Ann Okuly left her house for the first time in six months, the mother of two finally feeling strong enough to do so after being hit by a motorcycle and being diagnosed with cancer over the past year.

But soon after getting the newspaper and a cup of coffee, Okuly was struck and killed by a car.

"One of her favorite things to do was to walk over across that street to the Wawa gas station," said her husband, Bill Okuly, who would have celebrated his 41st wedding anniversary with Sally Ann the day after she died.

Amanda Styles-Mays was behind the wheel at the time of the accident and has been charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian and reckless driving.

Bill describes his wife as "the most giving person ever" and tries to find solace in a spirit he believes will always remain with him.

"Oh yeah, she'll always be there," he says.