Truck driver killed in I-70 crash in Frederick County

Pictures of the traffic caused by the I-70 crash (Courtesy Brian Delawder )
A truck driver was killed and a passenger hurt following a crash in Frederick County, Maryland, on Wednesday.

It happened before 5 p.m. in the area of eastbound Interstate 70 before the Maryland 17 exit. The driver of the commercial work truck, who police have not yet identified, died at the scene. The passenger, a 30-year-old man, was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police said the truck was going eastbound on I-70 when it ran off the roadway and struck a guardrail.

Maryland State Police said they are investigating the cause of the crash, which closed all eastbound lanes of the interstate.

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Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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