At 3:54 a.m. this morning (May 27), Virginia State Police Trooper R. B. Mullins responded to a single-vehicle crash in Wythe County.
A vehicle traveling south on I-81 ran off the road near mile marker 63. The vehicle came to a stop on Radio Drive which runs parallel to the interstate in this area.
The driver of the vehicle, Borve Carlyle Fisher, Jr., 33, of Marion, Va., was transported to Wytheville Community Hospital for treatment.
The passenger, Jessica G. Roberts, 39, of Marion, Va., died at the scene. Neither was wearing a seatbelt. Charges are pending.