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Map courtesy Delaware State Police

A 23-year-old Lewes woman was killed in a chain-reaction crash on State Route 1 near Dewey Beach Saturday afternoon.

Logan Anderson's SUV was in a line of slow-moving vehicles in the left lane of Route 1 northbound south of Dewey Beach shortly after 12 p.m. on August 10, 2019, when the victim failed to notice that the traffic in front of her had stopped, Delaware State Police said.

She rear-ended the vehicle in front of hers, which started a chain reaction involving a total of four vehicles.

Anderson, who wasn't wearing a seatbelt, was taken to Beebe Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Two of the other drivers involved, who police said were wearing seatbelts, were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash closed Route 1 northbound at the scene for about three hours.