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Woman killed by semi on I-70 in Independence

Posted: 4:21 PM, Oct 01, 2015
Updated: 2015-10-01 17:21:31-04

A 25-year-old woman was killed after being hit by a semi-trailer truck on Interstate 70 in Jackson County.

Caitlyn Morgan, 25, was killed at around 2 a.m. Thursday morning on westbound Interstate 70 in Independence, Mo.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol incident report, a white 2015 Freightliner tractor-trailer was heading westbound on I-70 when Morgan stepped out into the roadway.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner's office. 

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