Woman killed in crash on Interstate 20 in Weatherford

The Weatherford Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred on Wednesday evening along Interstate 20 near Center Point Road in Weatherford.

At around 10:00pm, multiple departments were called to the westbound lanes of I-20 near Center Point Road after two vehicles collided in slowing traffic.

Investigators say the driver of a van had slowed and stopped due to traffic on the interstate. A driver traveling behind the van failed to control their speed and collided with the back of the van.

A passenger inside the van was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased. It is possible that she was not restrained in the vehicle, according to Weatherford police.

The victim has been identified as a 43-year-old woman from The Colony. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner will release cause of death.

Lanes of Interstate 20 were closed until around 1:00am for police investigation and clean up.