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Ellis woman killed in I-70 accident

An Ellis woman was killed Monday 8 miles west of Hays on Interstate 70.

Eric J. Nelson, 31, Ellis, was westbound on I-70 at approximately 7:35 p.m. when he lost control of his pickup due to icy conditions, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The vehicle rolled 2.25 times in the median, landing on the passenger side.

Kirstin R. Nelson, 28, Ellis, was killed. Eric Nelson and two children, Chandra Nelson, 5, and Lucina Unrein, 8, were taken to Hays Medical Center. All were properly restrained, according to the KHP report.