Tappahannock man killed after crashing into tractor-trailer on Lord Delaware Bridge in King and Queen County

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KING AND QUEEN COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities have identified the man who was killed in a two-vehicle crash on the Lord Delaware Bridge in King and Queen County Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred at around 8:40 a.m. on the eastbound side of Route 33. According to Virginia State Police, a 2002 Ford Ranger, driven by 66-year-old Barren B. Holmes, was traveling westbound in the far light lane when he veered across all travel lanes and struck a 2015 Mack tractor-trailer that was traveling eastbound.

Holmes, of Tappahannock, died at the scene, police said. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured. Both drivers were reportedly wearing their seat belts.

“A medical emergency is being considered a factor into the cause of the crash,” VSP said on Wednesday.

West Point Fire and Rescue, West Point Police Department, in addition to New Kent Fire and Rescue assisted at the scene of the crash.  

The crash remains under investigation.

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