Semi truck driver killed on I-90 accident in Erie

A viewer submitted this photograph of a fatal accident on I-90 in Erie, Pa. Thursday afternoon. One semi truck driver was killed after hitting another semi that was slowing for road work ahead.
A viewer submitted this photograph of a fatal accident on I-90 in Erie, Pa. on Nov. 19, 2015. One semi truck driver was killed after hitting another semi that was slowing for road work ahead.

ERIE, Pa. (WKBN) – The east bound lane of Interstate 90 just east of Erie opened around 7:30 p.m.,  five and a half hours after fatal accident involving two semi trucks.

A three-mile stretch of the road was shut down around 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon when a semi truck slowed down for road work and a trucker behind him failed to stop in time. That trucker was killed in the crash.

The driver killed in the crash was not identified on Thursday.

Some non-hazardous material in the barrels spilled into the median and highway as a result of the crash.

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