State Police investigate Tuesday’s fatal tractor-trailer crash in Wythe County near the I-81/I-77 split

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WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal tractor-trailer crash in Wythe County from Tuesday evening.

According to police, the crash occurred shortly before 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29. A tractor-trailer was traveling north on I-77 on the ramp leading onto I-81 North when the vehicle reportedly ran off the left side of the road and fell down into a culvert.

The male driver, who has not been identified as next of kin are still being contacted, died at the scene, Virginia State Police say.

The crash remains under investigation.

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