Laura Yocius Car Accident – Obituary News: Authorities identify woman killed in Luzerne County crash.
After a crash that killed someone in Luzerne County, part of Interstate 81 was closed.
Around 4 a.m. Thursday, first responders were called to I-81 north near the Nuangola exit (159) because someone had been hit by a car.
The victim was named Laura Yocius by the troopers.
Police say Yocius’s car was parked in the travel lane of the ramp to I-81 by the Nuangola exit. Investigators say she got out of the car and was walking on the interstate when she was hit by a tractor-trailer.
Yocius was pronounced dead at the scene.