UPDATE: Driver Identified in Fatal Crash Tuesday on Southbound I-95
Crash occurred near the exit to the Fairfax County Parkway.
UPDATE: Wednesday, 5:35 p.m.:
Virginia State Police Wednesday afternoon identified the driver of the mini-van who died Tuesday in an early morning crash on southbound Interstate 95 near the Fairfax County Parkway exit.
The deceased is Ellen S. Linder, 65, of Kensington, Md. The Maryland woman was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle traffic crash in Fairfax County.
A flatbed truck was stopped for traffic, preparing to take the exit ramp onto Route 286 south, when it was rear-ended by Linder's 2007 Kia Sedona. Linder died at the scene. The driver of the truck was not injured in the crash.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
A minivan driver died Tuesday morning at the scene of a crash on southbound Interstate 95 near the Fairfax County Parkway, Virginia State Police report.
A state police trooper was called to the crash scene at 6:44 a.m. The minivan ran into the rear of a three-axle truck, according to state police.
The crash reportedly tied up traffic, backing it up to the Duke Street exit on I-395.
Police are continuing to investigate the crash Tueday morning and are in the process of notifying relatives about the death of the minivan driver.
Patch will update the story as we receive more information.