Her vehicle collided with a tractor trailer.
Hagerstown, Md (KM) A Hagerstown woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 Wednesday afternoon.
State Police in Washington County say Rakiesha Tayana Mathis, 42, was the operator of a Dodge Caravan which was traveling in lane one eastbound on I-70 near I-81. The vehicle entered the lane two, and the driver over corrected. Her vehicle then went airborne over the median, landing in the westbound lanes, where it struck a tractor trailer hauling two trailers.
Mathis was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the truck, identified as Gregory J. Esthers, 62, of London, Ohio, was not hurt.
Westbound I-70 in that area was closed for several hours while troopers conducted their investigation.
State Police say Mathis, who died in the crash, was the at-fault driver.
By Kevin McManus