CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A stretch of I-79 was shut down after a deadly accident in Butler County.
Dispatchers confirmed I-79 was temporarily shut down between exits 78 through 85.
KDKA’s Shelby Cassesse spoke to state police, who say one woman died at the scene.
She was later identified as 41-year-old Cristi Reibert.
We’re on 910 in Wexford above 79. This is where northbound traffic is getting in line to get past the accident near 228 in Cranberry. pic.twitter.com/fn8lySrnhb
— Shelby Cassesse (@ShelbyCassesse) January 31, 2020
Police say they believe the vehicle was going a high speed when it hit a cement structure in the median.
Police say they believe the vehicle was going north and drove off the left side of the road before rolling over numerous times.
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The vehicle came to rest of the southbound side of I-79.
The driver was ejected from the car.
State police say early signs show she was not wearing a seatbelt.
The crash caused debris to scatter on both the north and south lanes. Traffic was heavily backed up during rush hour.
The southbound lanes reopened around 6:45 p.m.