VSP investigating fatal Augusta Co. crash

VSP investigating fatal Augusta Co. crash
Virginia State Police (FILE)

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash along Interstate 81 that killed a South Carolina man last week.

VSP responded to a single-vehicle crash near mile marker 233 of the interstate around 2:10 p.m. Friday, October 9. A 2020 Freightliner Cascadia tractor-trailer had gone off the right side of the road, overcorrected, ran off the left side, went into a ditch, and overturned.

The driver, 51-year-old Paul D. Torbicki of Myrtle Beach, died at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt.

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