KHP: Driver killed in crash on I-70 was Topeka woman

A driver killed in a crash early Friday on Interstate 70 in western Leavenworth County was a woman from Topeka, according to an updated Kansas Highway Patrol report.

Danielle Dolores Wyatt, 26, was driving a Ford Taurus westbound on I-70 near mile marker 209.2, which is about 5 miles east of the easternmost turnpike exchange in Lawrence, just before 2 a.m. Friday, according to the crash report.

Her vehicle swerved off the roadway to the left several times before it collided with a ditch, went airborne and rolled multiple times, according to the report. The vehicle came to rest on top of Wyatt, who was ejected at some point during the crash, the report states.

She was not wearing a seat belt, according to the crash report.

It was the first of two fatal crashes the same day in Leavenworth County. An 83-year-old Tonganoxie man was killed in a two-vehicle crash around noon Friday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Stone Creek Drive in Tonganoxie, the Journal-World reported.


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