A 25-year-old Wellsville woman and her 6-year-old passenger were killed in an accident on Interstate 35 south of Edgerton on Oct. 7.
Ashley Nicole Towner, 25 of Wellsville, was driving southbound on I-35 near the Homestead Road exit when her 2003 Impala went into the median. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Towner overcorrected and the vehicle rolled. Towner and her passenger, Ilana Dawn Towner, 6 of Wellsville, were ejected from the vehicle.
The accident and subsequent investigation closed north and southbound lanes of I-35 for a few hours on Wednesday night, Oct. 7.
Ashley was not wearing a seatbelt. Ilana was in a booster seat, but the seat was not buckled in.