Woman struck, killed after running out of gas on I-95

December 24, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman has died after being struck on Interstate 95 when her car ran out of gas.

Virginia State Police say that 34-year-old Ashley J. Smith of Chesterfield was walking across the exit ramps of I-95 and Route 10 in Chesterfield County Saturday at 8 p.m. to retrieve fuel for her disabled vehicle.

Police say she ran into the side of one car and then was struck by a second car when she was spun around by the impact from the first car.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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