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Liberty Woman Killed Crossing I-35 on Foot in Clay county

A Liberty woman was killed Thursday night while trying to cross Interstate 35 on foot.

According to Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 38-year-old Liberty resident Bernice Rodriguez was attempting to cross I-35 south of U.S. 69 in Clay County on foot at about 10:15 Thursday night when she was hit by a 2014 GMC Acadia being driven southbound by 36-year-old West Des Moines, Iowa resident Ashley Tieu.

Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene by Liberty Fire at 10:25 P.M.

Tieu was not injured in the accident.

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