KHP: Woman jumped from vehicle, killed on K-99

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WAMEGO, Kan. (WIBW) -- Authorities say a person killed in an incident south of Wamego late Wednesday afternoon had jumped from a vehicle.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said it happened around 5 p.m. on K-99, just south of K-18. A trooper at the scene said a woman who was a passenger in a southbound vehicle jumped from the car, and was hit by a another southbound vehicle.

The woman died from the resulting injuries. KHP said neither driver was hurt.

Troopers also would not release information regarding possible circumstances surrounding the incident. The names of those involved have not been released.

A stretch of K-99 between K-18 and I-70 was closed while authorities investigated. It reopened just after 6:30 p.m.

The Wabuansee Co. Sheriff's Office also responded to the scene.