State Police charge tractor-trailer driver involved in fatal James City County crash


JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police say a 2-vehicle crash resulted in a fatality Thursday night.

Police responded to the 245 mile-marker on Interstate 64 in James City County around 9 p.m. for the crash.

Investigators found that the driver of a Dodge Ram had pulled over on the right shoulder of the interstate after his vehicle became disabled. He was outside the vehicle when a tractor-trailer lost control and struck the Dodge and its driver. The tractor-trailer then hit a tree.

The 63-year-old driver of the Dodge, Yaw Afriyie Acheampong Jr., of Maryland, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gleen Fuselier Jr., the driver of the tractor-trailer, was not seriously hurt. Police charged him with reckless driving.

Police will release additional information as it becomes available.

Photo provided by Virginia State Police

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