WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia State Police are investigating a crash that killed a 28-year-old man on Thursday, Jan. 18.
State Police said Isaac J. Petersheim of Lancaster Pennsylvania was driving a 2011 Peterbilt tractor-trailer on Interstate 81 around 1 a.m. when he ran off the road and hit a parked Volvo tractor-trailer on the shoulder. He continued driving off the road and flipped over the guardrail.
Petersheim died at the scene.
According to Police, Petersheim was not wearing a seatbelt during the crash.
State Police identified the driver of the Volvo, as 45-year-old Edward N. Opoku. He was not injured and was wearing a seatbelt.
Opoku was charged with improper stopping on a highway.