Botetourt County Fatal Crash

Virginia Police is working a three vehicle crash at the 158 mile marker on Interstate 81 Southbound. The crash occurred at 5:18 a.m. when the driver of a pickup truck struck an illegally parked tractor, which was parked on the right shoulder of the roadway.

The pickup truck came to rest in the roadway and was struck by another tractor trailer which was traveling south on Interstate 81. The driver of the pickup was transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he later died.

Troopers are working to notify the next of kin at this time.