Three children are in the hospital and a woman is dead tonight after a wreck on I-20.

It happened on I-20 eastbound near mile marker 176, in McDuffie County.

The state patrol says the vehicle the woman was driving rear-ended a tractor-trailer.

She was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Two of the children were 13-year-olds and a 9-year-old. 

All children were in serious condition at Children’s Hospital of Georgia.

The driver’s identity has not been released.