Pennsylvania

One Person Killed in Accident at I-81 near Marion, PA

Date
March 21, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

I-81, Marion, PA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Pennsylvania State Police
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Passenger Car
Road/Highway
I-81
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with the rear of a passenger vehicle


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a person at I-81 near Marion, PA on March 21st, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 11:59 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer is said to have struck the rear of a passenger vehicle under unclear circumstances. The vehicle is said to have traveled into a median before striking metal guard wire, leaving a passenger in the vehicle fatally injured. The driver was hospitalized with suspected non-life-threatening injuries. The tractor-trailer operator was allegedly uninjured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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