A 74-year-old Caroline County woman died Friday after the van she was driving struck the back of a parked tractor trailer, state police in Easton said yesterday.
Sara Woodward Eash of Greensboro and her husband, a passenger in the van, were flown by state police helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
Ms. Eash was pronounced dead at about 8:20 p.m., police said.
Her husband, Alden Eash, 76, was hospitalized in critical condition yesterday, police said.
Ms. Eash was driving a Ford van on Foxgrape Road, off Maryland Route 313, at 7:15 p.m. when she struck the back of the truck, which was parked in front of a house, police said.
Residents of the house were moving out and were loading furniture on to the truck, police said.