Mom of 2 dies in single-vehicle crash on I-70

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Kaitlin McWilliams. (Provided Photo/McWilliams family)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A 28-year-old mother of two died Sunday morning in a crash on Interstate 70.

The crash happened around 4:45 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-70 at mile marker 85. The left two lanes of eastbound I-70 were closed for about two hours following the crash.

Investigators believe 28-year-old Kaitlin McWilliams, of Indianapolis, ran off the road and struck the concrete median wall. She was not wearing a seat belt.

McWilliams was ejected from the vehicle and was found lying in the left lane of the roadway, ISP said. Despite lifesaving efforts, she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman’s mother told News 8 her daughter was mom to a 5-year-old boy and 3-year-old girl and an assistant manager at the Chick-Fil-A at the Indianapolis airport. She said a memorial and fundraising were pending.

Police on Sunday night said they believed alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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