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Woman killed in fatal accident near Goodland


GOODLAND -- There was a fatal accident Tuesday at approximately 5 a.m. Tuesday 7 miles west of Goodland on Interstate 70.

Michelle M. Grabert, 52, Ponchatoula, La., was killed after she fell asleep driving west in a 2005 Kia Sorento. The vehicle drifted to the left side of the median before she overcorrected, crossed to the right side and rolled approximately five times and came to a rest on its side.

Grabert was taken to Bateman's Funeral Home in Goodland. She was wearing a seatbelt, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Kristy Lee Munoz, 28, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, was a passenger in the vehicle. Munoz, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was injured and taken to Goodland Regional Medical Center.