Fatal crash on I-70 in Wayne County

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One person was killed in a traffic accident on I-70 in Wayne County Saturday evening.  East bound traffic was diverted off the interstate for more than two hours.

Indiana State Police say the accident happened around 6 p.m. Saturday at the 140.5 mile marker.

Indiana State Police say a driver traveling west on I-70 crossed the median onto the east bound side where it was hit head-on by a semi.  The driver of the Impala ended up back in the median and the semi traveled off the south side of the interstate.

The driver of the Impala was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi was not injured.

Names of the drivers involved will be released pending family notification.