Woman Killed In Auto-Ped Crash Near I-240 And Penn


Friday, July 13th 2018, 5:29 am
By: News 9


Crews responded to a fatal auto-pedestrian crash near I-240 and Pennsylvania Avenue, Friday morning. 

Troopers said the pedestrian was walking on the inside lane of the interstate around 4:00 a.m. when she was hit.

Troopers said a white male was driving a grey Pontiac Vibe eastbound in the center lane on Interstate-240 when the pedestrian was struck.

The victim, described as a black female, suffered head, arm, leg, and trunk internal injuries.

The vehicle sustained lots of front-end damage on the driver's side and was towed. Troopers said the driver did not show any signs of impairment.Authorities said the driver was taken to the hospital to provide a consensual blood sample for the purpose of the investigation. 

In terms of traffic, troopers temporarily narrowed the interstate to one lane for a few hours.

All lanes were re-opened around 7:00 a.m. 

Troopers said a white male was driving a grey Pontiac Vibe eastbound in the center lane on Interstate-240 when the pedestrian was struck.

The victim, described as a black female, suffered head, arm, leg, and trunk internal injuries.

The vehicle sustained lots of front-end damage on the driver's side and was towed. Troopers said the driver did not show any signs of impairment.Authorities said the driver was taken to the hospital to provide a consensual blood sample for the purpose of the investigation. 

In terms of traffic, troopers temporarily narrowed the interstate to one lane for a few hours.

Traffic narrowed to one lane around accident @LacieLowry @NEWS9 pic.twitter.com/8BN6q6OfOn

— Chris Gilmore (@cgilmoreNews9) July 13, 2018

All lanes were re-opened around 7:00 a.m. 

UPDATE: All lanes open! EB I-240 following fatal auto ped @NEWS9 pic.twitter.com/Hm7l7qZ9cO

— Chris Gilmore (@cgilmoreNews9) July 13, 2018

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Crews responded to a fatal auto-pedestrian crash near I-240 and Pennsylvania Avenue, Friday morning.  

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