MYERSVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — A 31-year-old Hagerstown woman died in a crash on Interstate 70 in western Maryland Monday, state police said.
The crash happened on westbound I-70 near Myersville. Police said traffic was nearly stopped due to congestion when one vehicle didn’t slow down and hit at least one other vehicle.READ MORE: Three Months After Their Daughter's Death, Maliyah Turner's Parents Are Still Seeking Justice
Emily Jenkins, who was inside one of the vehicles, died at the scene, police said. The driver in the other vehicle was not hurt.READ MORE: Members Of Safe Streets Plan To Honor DaShawn McGrier On Saturday
Police did not say if Jenkins was in the vehicle that didn’t slow down or the one that was hit.
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