VSP: Fiery crash kills driver on I-295 in Henrico

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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Henrico County.

VSP said the crash happened just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday on I-295 south near mile marker 18. Troopers said the driver of a 1999 Ford pickup truck ran off the road before hitting cones set up in a work zone.

The driver then crashed into the jersey wall and an unoccupied truck with flashing lights in the work zone. Investigators said the crash caused the truck to catch fire.

The driver of the pickup truck died at the scene.

The body was taken to the Chief Medical Examiner for examination and to make positive identification.

State Police said they will release the victim’s name once next of kin has been identified.

An investigation into the fatal crash continues.

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