PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. — A crash Monday morning that left fire and death in its wake on I-66 has brought crews out to clean up debris.
Officials say a tractor-trailer was found on the side of the highway engulfed in flames. The crash happened just before 9 a.m., according to Virginia State Police.
Ultimately, one fatality was confirmed. The man who died has been identified by police as Christopher Byrd, 55, from Lancaster, Texas.
Due to the clean-up, all eastbound lanes of I-66 in Prince William County were initially shut down, just before Exit 43.
The incident is currently still under investigation.