Lawrence woman killed in crash on Kansas Turnpike near Lecompton exit

According to the Kansas Turnpike Authority, Andrea O’Connor was driving a 2014 Jeep Wrangler on Interstate 70 on the turnpike when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a bridge pillar near the Lecompton exit. (Google Maps)

A Lawrence woman was killed late Monday in a single-vehicle crash on the Kansas Turnpike in Douglas County, authorities said.

 

The victim was identified as Andrea Lea O’Connor 43.

According to the Kansas Turnpike Authority, O’Connor was driving a 2014 Jeep Wrangler on Interstate 70 on the turnpike when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a bridge pillar near the Lecompton exit.

Authorities said O’Connor was transported to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

According to the Kansas Turnpike Authority’s crash log, O’Connor was alone in her vehicle.

Additional details weren’t available early Tuesday.

Check cjonline.com for more information as it becomes available.

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