MECKLENBURG COUNTY, Va. — Troopers are investigating an early morning fatal crash along I-85 that killed a man in Mecklenburg County.
Virginia State Police Public Relations Director Corinne Geller said troopers were called to the single-vehicle crash near mile marker 14. just after 6:15 a.m.
Geller said a driver heading north ran off the right side of the interstate and then over-corrected.
“The vehicle crossed back over the northbound lanes, ran off the left side and into the median,” Geller said. “The vehicle then struck a tree.”
The driver, an adult male, died at the scene, officials said.
Officials said the victim’s name will be released pending next of kin notification.
The crash remains under investigation.
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