DAYTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – An area woman and her baby girl were killed in a traffic accident in a construction zone along I-70 near Dayton last week.

The State Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Tonya Beachy and 7-month-old Ellie Beachy from the Homeworth area in Columbiana County were passengers in a pickup truck traveling I-70 in Preble County on Thursday when they were struck from behind by a tractor trailer rig.

They were then forced into the rear of another semi.

25-year-old Erik Beachy was driving.

He has non-life threatening injuries.