53-year-old woman killed in crash with semi on I-95 in Flagler County

Crash happened at mile marker 296, just north of Palm Coast around 8:30 a.m.

All of the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 are blocked near Palm Coast after a deadly crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol’s website. (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla, – A 53-year-old woman from Port Orange was killed in a crash on Interstate 95 Wednesday morning in Flagler County.

The crash happened at mile marker 296, just north of Palm Coast, around 8:30 a.m.

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According to troopers, a 53-year-old woman from Port Orange was driving a sedan behind a semitruck. The big rig slowed down because of traffic in front of the truck, but the woman did not stop, investigators said.

The sedan became lodged under the trailer, according to a news release. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The trucker was not hurt in the wreck.

The northbound lanes were closed for several hours while troopers investigated but reopened by the afternoon.

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