Shortly before 11 a.m. today, Trooper A.J. Garasimowicz was called to a fatal crash on I-81 in Augusta County.
The driver – Brendan D. Downey, 21, of Spotsylvania – was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. He was the only occupant of the vehicle.
The crash remains under investigation.
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