UPDATE: Victim’s identified in Interstate 81 crash
We now know the name of the victim in a fatal crash in Franklin County.
The crash happened on I-81 South at the Route 997 exit in Greene Township just after 7:00p.m. Thursday night.
According to tell us 49-year-old Assoumana Aboubacar from Harrisburg was killed when the vehicle was riding in burst into flames after an initial crash.
Troopers say a 1999 Geo Prism and a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe were stopped in the left lane due to traffic being backed up.
The driver of a 2000 Ford Ranger became distracted and hit the Geo Prism at full speed police said. The Geo Prism then went forward, hitting the Chevrolet Tahoe, and bursting into flames.
Three others suffered moderate injuries as a result of the crash.