Police: Man hit, killed after leaving car over road rage | KOB 4
Advertisement

Police: Man hit, killed after leaving car over road rage

April 26, 2018 10:51 AM

SUSSEX COUNTY, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a man who got out of his car in the middle of a highway because of a road rage incident was killed when a tractor-trailer ran him over.

Advertisement

Virginia State Police said the man stopped his car early Thursday in a northbound lane of I-95 in Sussex County, Virginia, got out and had a verbal exchange with the driver of a minivan who had been driving behind him.

An oncoming tractor-trailer was unable to stop and the truck's driver swerved to try and avoid the vehicles. The truck sideswiped the minivan and struck the man who had gotten out of his car.

Police said the 59-year-old man was killed instantly. Police did not release his name but said he was from Pennsylvania.

No one else was injured.

Credits

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Advertisement
Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video



Advertisement

Relay Media Amp

Advertisement




Fatal overnight shooting leads to backup at I-25/Jefferson

Offender sought in ABQ double homicide dies in Colorado, police say

Buzzard Fire grows to 12,000+ acres; smoke visible in metro area

San Juan County fires lead to evacuations

Indiana teacher who stopped school shooting earns praise