Driver falls asleep on I-70 causing fatal crash

(KSN File Photo)
(KSN File Photo)

RILEY COUNTY, Kansas – A 31-year-old Abilene woman is dead after a fatal crash.

It happened Sunday afternoon on I-70.

Thirty-one-year-old Samantha Coleman was standing beside her Chevy Trailblazer due to a flat tire.

That’s when a Ford pickup driven by Daniel Nitchman drifted off the road and struck Coleman.

She was standing in the ditch.

Troopers say Nitchman fell asleep.