Roanoke County Death – The Virginia State Police have confirmed the demise of a man who died after a fatal tractor-trailer crash on Wednesday, August 12 on Interstate 81 in Roanoke County.
The victim’s identity is yet to be released by the police.
According to the police, the crash occurred around 9.42 p.m on Interstate 81 at the 143 mile marker when the driver of a Volvo tractor-trailer was going north on I-81, veered off the right side of the road, struck the guardrail, and fell off the bridge.
Report says the trailer fell at about 40 feet to the ground.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.