Trucker charged in deadly crash on Rt. 288 in Chesterfield

Published: Oct. 16, 2013 at 6:17 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 26, 2013 at 9:15 AM EDT
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CHESTERFIELD, VA (AP) - A Virginia tractor-trailer driver faces a reckless driving charge in a deadly crash on Route 288 early Wednesday.

Virginia State Police say a logging truck driven by Jyvel R. Coleman, 23, of South Hill ran off the left side of the southbound lanes and overturned. The truck and logs ended up in the travel lanes and were hit by two vehicles.

Morris E. Cushionberry, 27, was killed in the accident. Coleman was charged with reckless driving.

All lanes southbound Route 288 re-opened around 6:30 a.m.

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