UPDATE: Woman, 24, Killed in Clark Co. Semi Accident

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATE: Thur 2:36 PM, Aug 29, 2013

Authorities have now released the name of a 24-year-old woman who died during a traffic accident Wednesday in Clark County.

Mara Schlief-Trampush, of Greenwood, died when her vehicle rear-ended a semi on Highway 73. Schlief-Trampush was pronounced dead at the scene.

The semi driver was not hurt.

ORIGINAL STORY: Wed 4:26 PM, Aug 28, 2013

The Clark County Sheriff's Department says one person has died after car versus semi accident Wednesday morning southeast of Thorp.

The accident happened around 11 a.m. Thursday morning On State Highway 73 near Cloverdale Road in the Township of Longwood.

Investigators say a car was northbound on Hwy 73 as it approached a semi that was stopped in the lane of traffic. The car was unable to stop in time, striking the rear of the semi.

The driver of the car was the sole occupant and pronounced dead at the scene.

The semi was stopped in traffic due to road construction.

The name of the victim will not be released until family can be notified.

This is the 4th traffic fatality in Clark County for 2013.

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