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Man dead after tractor-trailer crash in Wythe County

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WYTHE COUNTY, Va. – A man is dead after a car crash in Wythe County on Tuesday, according to Virginia State Police.

Authorities say the accident happened around 5:52 p.m. when a tractor-trailer going north on I-77 on the ramp to I-81N ran off the left side of the road and down into a culvert.

According to police, the driver died at the scene and officers are in the process of notifying his family.

The crash remains under investigation.


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