Woman hit, killed on I-70

9NEWS @ 9. 10/5/2016

KUSA - A semi hit a woman on I-70, closing down the highway Wednesday afternoon near Watkins.

The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. near the Manilla Road exit.

Troopers say the woman had pulled over on the shoulder to switch places with a passenger when she was hit.

She was airlifted to the hospital where she died.

No drugs or alcohol are believed to be involved, but troopers say “there’s still quite the investigation” to go.

The victim's name has not been released. 

No charges or citations have been issued at this time.


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