Police: Driver crossed median before I-81 crash

(PennDOT photo)

SCOTLAND, Pa. (WHTM) – A fatal crash Monday on Interstate 81 happened after a Florida woman crossed the grassy median and struck a southbound tractor-trailer head-on, police said.

A 78-year-old man in the woman’s car died at Chambersburg Hospital. The 73-year-old driver was flown to Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Police did not immediately release their names.

The truck driver was not injured.

The crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. near the Scotland Exit and closed the southbound lanes for more than four hours.

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