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One dead in early morning I-95 crash in Spotsylvania

One person was killed and three others seriously injured in wreck early Thursday that closed I-95 south at Thornburg for over five hours.  VDOT and State Police say the accident occurred about 5:10.

A State Police spokesman says a car ran off  the left side of the road, collided with a guardrail, continued across all three travel lanes, off of the right side of the roadway, and then hit a tractor-trailer parked on the shoulder.

Sgt. Brent Coffey says the vehicle ended up in the right travel lane and was struck by two additional southbound tractor-trailers.   He said there is one confirmed fatality along with three serious injuries. No identities have been released.

Photos courtesy VDOT


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