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Woman, 52, killed on highway ramp after getting out of moving truck

  • Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 6:56 p.m.
  • Updated Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 11:53 a.m.

A woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in Kansas City, Kan., when she stepped from a moving vehicle and was run over, the Kansas Turnpike Authority reported.

The woman was identified as 52-year-old Deborah Lynn Kloster. Her city of residence was not released.

The incident occurred about 12:20 p.m. Wednesday at Interstate 635 and Interstate 70.

According to the authority’s incident report, Kloster was a passenger in a pickup truck that was entering eastbound I-70 from southbound Interstate 635 when she intentionally got out and was run over by one of its rear tires.

The driver of the truck, a 71-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man was not injured.

Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com

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