By CBS3 Staff

NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – A woman was killed after slamming into a parked tractor-trailer on I-95 in Newark, early Monday morning. The crash happened on the northbound lanes near Churchmans Road, around 3:15 a.m.

The tractor-trailer was parked on the shoulder of I-95.

At this point, police do not know why the driver hit the truck.

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Traffic was backed up in the area for several hours, but the highway is now back open.

Meanwhile, starting Monday at 9 p.m., all lanes will be closed and detoured overnight at I-295 southbound at the Route 42 exit for construction and will continue on for the rest of the week.

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