Man killed after running off the road, striking tree on I-85

Man killed after running off the road, striking tree on I-85
(Source: RNN)

MECKLENBURG, VA (WWBT) - A man has died following a crash on Interstate 85 north in Mecklenburg County.

Virginia State Police responded to the crash around 6:18 a.m. on Saturday at mile marker 14. Officers say the vehicle was heading north and ran off the right side of the interstate. The driver then over-corrected, crossed back over the northbound lanes, ran into the median, and struck a tree.

The driver died at the scene, and police are still in the process of notifying his family.

The crash is still under investigation.

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