Person dead after car rear-ends tractor-trailer on I-270 in Urbana


A person was killed Wednesday after their car crashed into the rear end of a tractor-trailer on I-270 in Frederick County.

Maryland State Police said a small SUV was traveling on southbound on I-270 around 10:37 a.m. when it collided with into the rear of a tractor-trailer that was stopped in “lane number two” due to heavy traffic at mile marker 27 in Urbana.

The SUV sustained major damage and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The crash was near exit 26 for Fingerboard Road.

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