Woman struck and killed on I-865

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BOONE CO., Ind. (July 4, 2015) – The Boone County Sheriff’s Department closed all westbound lanes of I-865 early Saturday morning after they say a person was killed after running into traffic.

Just before 12:30 a.m. police were dispatched to a single car accident near mile marker 4.

When they arrived, the driver of the SUV, 28-year-old Oscar Garnica, told police the woman ran in front of his vehicle.

EMS pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

Garnica and his 2 passengers were taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries.