A Hays woman died Tuesday afternoon in a crash due to icy roads near Junction City.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Ashlen Leigh Lemon, 19, was westbound in a 2005 Chevy Malibu at about noon on Interstate 70 about 2 miles west of Junction City, when she lost control on the icy highway.

The Malibu entered the median and struck the guardrail. Lemon was transported to Geary Community Hospital. She was wearing a seatbelt, according to the KHP report.

Lemon was a 2017 Hays High School graduate and received scholarships from Fort Hays State University to study psychology.