Four people die after car rear ends stopped tractor trailer in Southampton Co.

Posted at 8:58 AM, Oct 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-21 10:31:43-04

Crash photo provided by Southampton County Sheriff’s Office

SOUTHAMPTON Co., Va. – Four people have died in a Southampton County crash, according to Virginia State Police.

The crash happened eastbound on Southampton Parkway between Pope Station Road and Bryants Church Road.

Southampton County deputies said a passenger car rear ended a stopped tractor trailer resulting in fatalities of the driver and three passengers in the car.

The tractor trailer was stopped in the left lane behind another tractor trailer.

The two tractor trailers were stopped for a school bus loading a student at a regular stop. The school  bus was not involved in the crash, officials said.

The four victims in the crash are: Dee Jay Rodriquez (who was driving), Eric Lee Peed, Vincent Emar Ross and Keondre Thomas.

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