Woman struck and killed by car while crossing to median

KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department has identified the woman killed in a crash on I-94  this week as Kristina M. Pacheco, of Milwaukee.

The department released the 34-year-old's name in a department release Wednesday morning.

The fatal crash

According to KCSD Sgt. David Wright, deputies, detectives and the Somers Fire Department responded to the 2400 block of I-94 southbound near Somers at 7 p.m. on Feb. 8, 2021.

They were responding to a call for a serious multi-vehicle accident.

At the scene, crews found a 2003 Chevy Suburban with front-end damage. According to reports, that vehicle ⏤ driven by the 34-year-year-old Milwaukee woman ⏤ had crashed into the rear of a semi trailer. This happened in the far right lane of traffic heading southbound.

After that crash, Pacheco got out of her car, according to KCSD. A passing car struck her in the far left lane as she attempted to move across the interstate to the median.

Officials pronounced her dead at the scene.

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