May 21, 2020 12:41 PM

17-year-old dies after she walks in front of semi on I-29

Posted May 21, 2020 12:41 PM

HOLT COUNTY —A Kansas City teenager was killed during the early morning hours Wednesday when she walked from the median of Interstate 29 in Holt County and in front of a semi tractor-trailer.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 17-year-old Autumn Buckmaster died at the scene, about five miles south of Oregon.

The patrol says Buckmaster was standing in the median and walked in the path of the southbound semi.

Buckmaster was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Forensic Medical.