Tractor trailer driver killed in accident on I-85 South in Dinwiddie

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DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police have confirmed the driver of the tractor trailer that overturned on I-85 South in Dinwiddie is dead.

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State Police responded to a single-vehicle accident just before 3 a.m., involving a flatbed truck hauling shingles.

Troopers said the driver of the tractor trailer ran off the left shoulder near mile marker 48.

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The right lane has reopened, but the left lane will remain closed as the cleanup of the crash continues.

VDOT’s suggested detour route is Exit 53 to Rt. 703 to Rt. 1 to Rt. 650 back to I-85 South.

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