KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police say a 51-year-old woman died when she was hit by a vehicle while trying to retrieve items that had blown out of her pickup truck.
Police said Monday Robin C. Lindsey of Kansas City died Sunday night on Interstate 29 near the Kansas City International Airport.
Sgt. Bill Mahoney says a strap in Lindsey’s pickup truck apparently failed and gusty winds blew some large items out of the truck. She and several other drivers stopped to retrieve the items.
The Kansas City Star reports Lindsey was in a traffic lane when a pickup truck struck her. The driver stopped and called police. Lindsey died at the scene.