1 dead, 1 ejected from tractor-trailer crash on I-64 in New Kent

Published: Aug. 1, 2016 at 11:10 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2016 at 2:03 AM EDT
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NEW KENT, VA (WWBT) - Virginia State Police say one person has died and another was injured after a crash in New Kent on Monday.

It happened on I-64E near mile marker 217. Police say a tractor-trailer ran off the road, struck several trees and overturned down an embankment around 6:14 p.m.

The driver of the tractor-trailer died at the scene. The passenger in the vehicle was ejected in the crash and was taken to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries.

Police are notifying next of kin. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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