1 dead after crash in Dinwiddie

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A man died Monday afternoon after the truck he was driving ran off the road and overturned. The crash occurred at 3:15 p.m. on Interstate 85 northbound, 1 mile north of Route 40 (44 mile marker) in Dinwiddie County.

A 2013 International box truck was traveling north on Interstate 85 in the right lane when the truck ran off the road to the right overcorrecting left then back right overturning and coming to rest on the right shoulder and ditch line. The driver of the truck was partially ejected.

The male driver of the truck died at the scene he was wearing a seatbelt. The passenger was not injured and was wearing a seatbelt.

The name of the deceased is being withheld until next of kin notification can be made.

Fatigue is being considered a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.

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