ELLSWORTH, Kan. (KSNW) – A 40-year-old Great Bend woman was killed and two teens were injured early Wednesday afternoon when the car they were in attempted to use a crossover in Ellsworth County.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Danielle Dee Hoskins was traveling westbound in the right lane when she tried to cross the median on I-70 at mile marker 225.1.
The vehicle was struck on the driver’s side by a 2014 Volvo semi-truck that was traveling in the same direction in the left lane of I-70.
Hoskins died at the scene. A 17-year-old girl in the car suffered a suspected minor injury and a 13-year-old boy had a suspected serious injury.
The 64-year-old Tennessee truck driver was not injured.