One dead in tractor trailer accident on Route 40

Posted at 8:47 PM, Sep 22, 2014

Sussex County, Va. – One person has died after an accident involving a tractor trailer and another vehicle.

Police say a this happened just one mile east of Route 626 near Court House Road.

Calls came in at 5:36 p.m. about a tractor trailer that was fully engulfed in flames.

Route 40 was shut down and VDOT rerouted traffic. The road is now open and police are investigating.

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