Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan
RICHOMND, VA (WWBT) - A deadly accident is under investigation in Henrico County.
It happened on Interstate 95 near the Atlee Elmont exit around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Police tell us a person was hit and killed by a tractor trailer. That person was reportedly on the outside of their vehicle. Virginia State Police are investigating the incident as an apparent suicide.
A university-wide email from Virginia Commonwealth University confirmed the victim to be Allison B. Jones, 22, a senior mass communications major.
At the time of the accident, traffic was backed up for at least a mile.
All lanes have since reopened.