UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal vehicle accident in Dinwiddie County

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DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police identified 59-year-old Terry L. Adams of Trinity, North Carolina as the driver in a fatal vehicle accident in Dinwiddie County. Adams was wearing his seatbelt.

Police said at 12:07 a.m. Sept. 26, troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash.

According to the report, a tractor-trailer traveling north on I-85 swerved to avoid hitting a downed tree in the travel lane at mile marker 48. The tractor-trailer ran off the interstate, struck a guardrail and then a tree.

VSP added another tractor-trailer hit that same tree, but no one was injured in the second crash.

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