Myersville, MD (January 25, 2023) – A traffic accident was reported in the Myersville area on Monday that claimed one person’s life. On January 23, the police and firefighters were notified that a traffic crash had occurred on Interstate 70.
According to reports provided by the Maryland State Police, a Chevrolet Cruze was traveling down Interstate 70 when the vehicle became involved in a collision with an international truck tractor, which was towing a trailer.
The police and firefighters were called to the site of the crash at approximately 830 p.m. The incident prompted authorities to secure the area as they provided assistance at the scene.
The driver of the truck was not injured as a result of the accident.
The driver of the Chevrolet suffered fatal injuries as a result of the traffic accident. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Maryland State Police have identified the victim as 40-year-old Tracy Lynne Trite of Smithsburg, Maryland.
Emergency crews closed off the roadway for approximately three hours as the State police’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division investigated the accident. Investigations are currently ongoing.
We offer our condolences to the family of Tracy Lynne Trite at this time.
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