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.