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UPDATE: Driver in crash sheds clothes, struck, killed on Kansas highway

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KSNT News
 2022-06-30

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SALINA (KSNT) – A bizarre set of circumstances led to the death of a St. Louis man on I-135 south of Salina at 6:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol , a non-injury crash between two vehicles, a car, and a semi-tractor-trailer was reported Thursday morning near milepost 86 on I-135.

Shortly after the call, the KHP started receiving reports of a person walking naked on the highway. A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper confirmed that the individual was the driver of the car involved in the initial crash call.

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One person was killed following an accident near Salina Thursday morning. (Courtesy Photo/Kansas Highway Patrol)

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, David Pierre Jackson left the scene of the crash and was traveling southbound on I-135 when Jackson ran out into the interstate and was hit by a 21-year-old Nebraska driver in a Chevrolet Equinox.

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Neither the driver of the Equinox nor his passenger, a 52-year-old Salina man were injured.

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Marilyn Miller
07-01

So sorry for the young person who hit this man. What a tragedy.

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