22-year-old Olathe woman dies after being involved in crash then hit by another vehicle on I-35, officials say

OLATHE, Kan. -- A 22-year-old woman died Thursday in a crash on Interstate 35 in Olathe, and two people have been detained, officials say.

According to Johnson County MED-ACT, the fatal crash occurred around 8 p.m. on southbound I-35 near 119th Street and involved multiple vehicles.

Trooper Candice Breshears with the Kansas Highway Patrol said the fatality was actually the result of two separate crashes.

First, there was a two-vehicle crash. The two occupants of the car that was hit fled the scene. They were later detained by police.

The other vehicle was disabled in a southbound lane. When Kendyl Michelle Walter of Olathe, Kan., got out, a third vehicle struck and killed her.

Another person was injured but is in stable condition. No one else was injured.