Jul 03, 2020 7:18 PM

KHP IDs Kansas woman hit, killed while walking on Interstate

Posted Jul 03, 2020 7:18 PM

 WYANDOTTE COUNTY —One person died in an accident just after 3:30a.m. Friday in Wyandotte County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2011 Jeep Compass driven by Cindy M. Quinn, 50,  Kansas City was northbound on Interstate 635 just south of Parallel Avenue.

The jeep struck a pedestrian identified as Lashonda Denice Ikerd, 34, Kansas City, who was walking in an unknown direction in lane number 2.

Ikerd was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to Frontier Forensics.  Quinn was not injured and properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the KHP.

The northbound lanes of the interstate near State Avenue remained closed several hours after the crash.