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.

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Emily Jenkins, who was inside one of the vehicles, died at the scene, police said. The driver in the other vehicle was not hurt.

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Police did not say if Jenkins was in the vehicle that didn’t slow down or the one that was hit.

I-70 has since reopened in the area.

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CBS Baltimore Staff