SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. – Westbound I-74 was closed Monday evening for three hours after an Indianapolis woman was killed in a traffic accident.
Just after 5 p.m., authorities were dispatched to westbound I-74 near the SR 9 exit after a two-vehicle crash.
Sheriff’s deputies said a white Mazda, driven by Katherine Stratton, 54, of Indianapolis, rear-ended a semi that slowed down for traffic.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators said the case will remain open pending the results of toxicology reports.