22-year-old woman killed in crash with stopped tractor-trailer

Deadly crash on I-285 in DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Authorities are investigating a deadly crash on Interstate 285 that caused massive backups across parts of metro Atlanta Friday morning.

DeKalb County police said a 22-year-old woman traveling south on I-285 hit an object in the road, and then crashed into the back of a stopped tractor-trailer at at Glenwood Road (exit 44).

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Triple Team Traffic first told you about the wreck on Channel 2 Action News This Morning.

NewsChopper 2 was over the scene just after 6 a.m. Friday when three right lanes were closed.

The crash cleared at 7:30 a.m.