Ohio truck driver killed in I-81 crash in Wythe County

At 4:28 a.m. this morning (Feb. 26) Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on the Exit 72 off ramp of I-81 in Wythe County.

A 2006 Kenworth tractor-trailer ran off the left side of the road, struck the guardrail and overturned.

The driver, Kenneth R. Nelson, 55, of Forest, Ohio, died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.