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Pedestrian struck by semi-truck along I-70 dies

Emergency crews have shutdown eastbound lanes of I-70 near Valencia Rd. for an accident.
Emergency crews have shutdown eastbound lanes of I-70 near Valencia Rd. for an accident.(WIBW)
Published: Sep. 3, 2020 at 10:19 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A person that was hit by a semi-truck along I-70 on Thursday morning has died.

According to Don Hughes of the Kansas Highway Patrol, the individual that was hit by a semi-truck on Thursday morning along I-70 near Valencia Rd. has died.

The Kansas Highway Patrol is asking passersby that witnessed the accident to call KHP Troop B Headquarters at (785) 296-3102.

Sept. 2, 10:30 a.m.

Wreck west of Topeka on I-70

Emergency crews have lanes of eastbound I-70 shutdown near Valencia Road due to a wreck involving a semi.

Around 10:05 a.m. on Thursday morning a semi-truck hit a pedestrian. Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating.

Details are very limited, but officials are asking drivers to take it slow, or find another route.

13 NEWS has a crew headed to the scene. We’ll have more as it becomes available.

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