Maryland man dead in Interstate 81 crash in Augusta County
At 1:16 p.m., Monday, Virginia State Police responded to a crash in the northbound lanes of I-81, 3.5 miles north of Raphine Road (Route 606).
A 2019 Honda Accord was traveling south in the left lane of northbound I-81, when it struck a 2019 Freightliner tractor trailer head-on.
The driver of the Honda, Matthew J. Burnett, 39, of Hancock, Md., died at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt.
The driver of the tractor trailer, Robert P. Wilson, 44, of Louisville, Ky., was transported for treatment of minor injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.