Woman on Moped killed in Collision with 18 Wheeler on I-95

North Carolina (September 16, 2011)  According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol a tractor-trailer crashed into a moped on I-95 north killing a woman just past Exit 33.  The fatal accident occurred around 5 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-95 in Robeson County.

Roxanne Jones, was operating a moped on I-95 in the right lane and was struck from behind by a tractor-trailer, driven by Keith Green.  The collision caused the truck’s fuel tank to rupture, engulfing the vehicles flames.

Roxanne Jones was killed in the fatal accident.  Keith Green was able to get out of the tractor-trailer before it burst into flames.

The right lane was closed as crews worked the scene.

Mopeds are prohibited on interstate highways in North Carolina.  The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the fatal accident.

 

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