Driver dies in crash with tractor-trailer on Route 13 near Eastville

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EASTVILLE, Va. (WAVY) – All lanes of Route 13 at Willow Oak Road in Northampton County are closed as police investigate a fatal crash involving a box truck and a tractor trailer.

The crash happened around 11:20 a.m. 

According to Eastville Police Sergeant Robert Stubbs, a Penske box truck hit a tractor-trailer on Route 13. The driver of the Penske truck was pronounced dead and the driver of the tractor-trailer was flown to the hospital for a non life-threatening leg injury. 

Drivers in this area can expect major delays.

One image from the scene, provided by Shore Daily News, shows a medevac helicopter was called. Another image shows extensive damage to a rental truck.

Northampton County Sheriff David L. Doughty, Jr. confirmed Virginia State Police and the Eastville Sheriff’s Office are handling the investigation.

This is breaking news. Stay with WAVY for updates.

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