I-70 was closed for several hours while police investigated the scene
Frederick, Md. (DG) – A 31-year-old Hagerstown woman was killed in an accident Monday evening on Interstate 70 in Frederick County.
At around 6:30 p.m. Maryland State Police responded to the accident near Myersville.
Police report before the accident happened, traffic congestion was building on I-70 westbound, causing vehicles to be nearly stopped on the road.
One of the vehicles involved in the accident was driven by Emily Jenkins. Investigators say as Jenkins approached the area, she failed to slow or stop her vehicle before striking the vehicles ahead.
Jenkins was pronounced dead at the scene.
The occupant of the other vehicle was not injured.
I-70 was closed for several hours while police investigated the scene.