Lyric Smith, 18, killed after semi strikes her as she exits her disabled car on I-295 in Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Modified Date:Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:09am
Accident Date:Sunday, March 29, 2015
At about 11 p.m. Sunday night, Lyric Smith was driving a car in the northbound lanes of I-295 in Mount Laurel when she somehow lost control of her car. The vehicle left the roadway, struck a guardrail, and wound up back in the original travel lane. After the car came to a stop, Smith exited her car. A passing tractor-trailer driven by Peter Strautman, 64, attempted to go around the disabled car, but struck the teenager, and she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Topics:Accident Type - Commercial Truck Accident, Accident Topics: Teenaged Drivers - Young Adult Drivers
City:Mount Laurel, NJ
County:Burlington County, NJ