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- A woman was killed while four other people were hurt in separate crashes on I-95, one of which was a hit-and-run.
- The accident occurred on I-95 southbound near mile 20 when an Acura MDX stopped in a travel lane and was then struck by a tractor-trailer.
- A woman inside the Acura died from her injuries. A second passenger fell out of the vehicle and was struck by an SUV which fled the scene.
A woman was killed while four other people were hurt during separate crashes on I-95 in Philadelphia, one of which was a hit-and-run.
A 34-year-old man was driving a 2005 Acura MDX on I-95 southbound near mile 20 around 3:30 a.m. Three women and a man were passengers inside the vehicle.
Police say the driver then stopped the vehicle in the right travel lane for an unknown reason. The vehicle was then struck in the back by a 2014 Kenworth tractor-trailer combo driven by a 33-year-old man.
A 19-year-old woman from Millville, New Jersey, who was sitting in the back of the Acura, died from her injuries. Another passenger, also a 19-year-old woman, fell out of the vehicle and was then struck by a dark-colored SUV that was passing by.
While the driver of the tractor-trailer remained at the scene, the driver of the SUV did not stop at the crash, police said.
The woman who was struck by the hit-and-run vehicle, as well as the driver of the Acura and two other passengers all suffered minor injuries. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not hurt.
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Police have not yet released the identity of the young Millville woman who died in the crash.
The I-95 southbound ramp was closed for several hours due to the crash. It was later reopened.