Driver dies in tractor-trailer crash in I-77 in Bland County

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BLAND COUNTY (WSLS 10) - The driver of a tractor-trailer who crashed Wednesday morning on I-77 in Bland County has died.

The driver's name has not yet been released.

At 5:18 a.m., Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in Bland County. The crash occurred on Interstate 77 at the 51 mile marker.

The driver was traveling south on I-77 when the truck overturned, crashed and caught fire. Police say the tanker is filled with cooking oil.

Cause of the crash remains under investigation.