CRASH ALERT: SEMI TRUCK HITS, KILLS WOMAN ON I-435
July 9, 2020
KANSAS CITY, MO - A woman was hit and killed by a semi truck on northbound I-435 Wednesday night, KSHB reports. The collision occurred at approximately 10 p.m. near the Front Street exit.
The truck's driver told police that he was merging onto I-435 at the time and looked over his shoulder to ensure there were no vehicles in his blindspot. When he turned forward again he saw a woman in the roadway. Unable to change lanes due to nearby vehicles, he attempted to brake but could not avoid a collision.
The unidentified woman was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unclear why she was in the roadway. Investigations are ongoing.
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