Woman killed in July 4th Interstate 81 crash identified
MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Virginia State Police have named the person killed the morning of July 4th on Interstate 81. Angelina Greene, 27, of Rome, Ga, was not wearing her seatbelt and died at the scene according to police. The crash remains under investigation.
Travis Martin, 28, of Powhatan, Virginia, the driver of the SUV, was arrested and charged with reckless driving and driving with a revoked license. State police say his license was revoked because of DUI and that more charges may be filed against him.
The crash happened on I-81 South at mile marker 122, which is a few miles north of the Christiansburg exit.
The Ford Expedition hit the tractor-trailer, which was parked on the side of the road, because it was broken down, according to police.
The tractor-trailer had cones and flares out, as it's supposed to when pulled over on the side of a road.
The south left lane, center lane, right lane, and right shoulder were temporarily closed because of the crash and traffic backups were about two miles around noon, according to VDOT.
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