A woman driving in the northbound lane of North Cassady has died from injuries sustained in a deadly crash.

After slowing her car in the middle of the road for unknown reasons, she was rear-ended before hitting an 18-wheeler in the southbound lane.

Police and investigators are looking into what causes the initial slow down, early options are weather or alcohol.

The lanes were closed through the early morning rush hour, as crews cleaned up the wreckage.