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Hays teen killed in crash on icy I-70 near Junction City, Kansas Highway Patrol says

January 23, 2019

A Kansas teen has died after a fatal crash on icy I-70 in northern Kansas, officials said.

Ashlen Leigh Lemon, 19, of Hays, was pronounced dead at Geary Community Hospital after a one-vehicle wreck on the interstate, the Kansas Highway Patrol said in a crash report.

Lemon was the driver of a 2005 Chevy Malibu that was westbound on I-70 about 2 miles west of Junction City when she lost control at around 12:03 p.m. Tuesday, the crash report states. The car “lost control due to icy road conditions, entered the median and struck the guardrail,” state troopers wrote in the report.

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Trooper Ben Gardner said in a Twitter video that he was at a “significant wreck” at the same milepost as the crash involving Lemon’s Malibu.