Manhattan woman killed standing on I-70 after crash

By The Mercury

A 35-year-old Manhattan woman died after being struck by a disabled vehicle that was hit by another car at 8:45 pm Sunday on Interstate 70.

The accident happened eight miles south of Manhattan in Geary County.

According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Dale Colleen Williams died after exiting a 2010 Hyundai Elantra, which was disabled in a west bound lane of traffic after striking a deer.

A 1998 Ford Taurus driven by Randy Jost, 57, of Ottawa struck the Hyundai, which hit Williams and killed her.

Williams was a passenger of the Hyundai, which was being driven by Catherine Wood, 43, of Manhattan, when the car struck the deer.

Williams died four hours after the collision at Mercy Regional Health Center.

Both Wood and Jost were taken to Mercy Regional Health Center.

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