A woman was killed Monday after standing in the acceleration lane on the Kansas turnpike

KANSAS – According to the police officials, her name is Ashley Grace Olivio and she was killed when she was struck by a car.

This unfortunate incident occurred right before 3 p.m. Monday.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the 30-year-old woman was standing in the acceleration lane on I-70 at the 416 mile marker in Wyandotte County.

The 54-year-old driver of the car was not injured.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.