1 dead after tractor-trailers collide in King William County

KING WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police responded to a fatal two-vehicle crash in King William County Thursday morning.

According to Virginia State Police, a tractor-trailer that was traveling east on Route 30 was rear-ended by a second tractor-trailer as it slowed for a school bus stopped at an intersection.

The adult male driver of the first tractor-trailer was not injured. The driver of the second tractor-trailer, who has been identified as 64-year-old Joseph M. Jackson Sr. of Mineral, died at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt, according to police.

Both tractor-trailers were loaded with logs, some of which shifted during the impact of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation. No charges will be placed.

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