Officials identify victims in fatal Interstate 81 crash

Photo: Caitlin Sinett

UNION TOWNSHIP, LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. –Two people are dead after a fatal accident on Interstate 81 Thursday evening.

Haley Wetzel, 19, and Julia Williams, 60, died in the crash.

The accident occurred around 8:30 p.m. on June 22 on Interstate 81, near mile-marker 89.

A tractor trailer was driving south on I-81 when he lost control and crossed the center grass median into the northbound lanes of travel.

It was then that the tractor trailer struck the car driven by Wetzel, causing the fatal injuries.