Woman hit and killed while walking on I-80

ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines woman has been killed after she was hit by a car as she walked in the middle of a lane of traffic on Interstate 80 near Altoona.

The Des Moines Register reported that 36-year-old Amy Laprei was walking in the eastbound lane of I-80 when she was struck by a car about 2:40 a.m. Friday.

Laprei was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car, 55-year-old Dennis Kingery, of Newton, wasn’t hurt.

The accident closed the interstate for about 90 minutes.

The investigation is continuing.