Pedestrian Killed on I-35 in Clay County
A Liberty woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Thursday night in Clay County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a southbound 2014 GMC Acadia, driven by 36-year-old Ashley Tieu of West Des Moines Iowa, was on I-35, south of US Highway 69 after 10 p.m., when a pedestrian, identified as 38-year-old Bernice Rodriguez of Liberty, crossed the interstate and into the path of the GMC.
Rodriguez was pronounced dead at 10:25 p.m., by the Liberty Fire Department.
The GMC had moderate damage, and was towed.
Liberty Police and Clay County Deputies assisted the six Troopers on scene.