FREDERICK, MD – A person was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on I-70 after exiting their vehicle early Friday morning.

According to WUSA, the fatal collision took place on I-70 westbound near the exit for MD-17 around 3:00 AM on June 17th.

The victim reportedly hit a deer with their car and then exited the vehicle. Shortly after stepping out from the vehicle, they were struck by a tractor trailer.

Officials identified the victim as Scott Maddocks. There were three other people in Maddock’s vehicle at the time of the collision, but no one else suffered injuries.

I-70 westbound was shut down for several hours but reopened late Friday morning.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident, you deserve justice – and financial compensation. The law offices of Paul A. Samakow will work with you to ensure you receive both. Call 844-I-ANSWER today to schedule your free consultation.

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