Early-morning crash on I-95 in Stafford County

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UPDATE (10/12 9 pm): The driver of the van died as the result of injuries sustained in the crash at Mary Washington Hospital at 6:40 am.  The driver of the van is identified as Darwin William Hogan, age 21 of Fredericksburg.

The driver of the tractor trailer was treated for minor injuries at Mary Washington Hospital.  The driver of the tractor trailer is identified as Jeffery Dewayne Edwards, age 55 of Hillsborough, NC.

Virginia State Police responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 2:30 am today on Interstate 95 Southbound just north of the Centreport Parkway exit at the 136 mile marker in Stafford County.

The crash involved two vehicles. The first vehicle was a 2003 Dodge Van that had entered I95 at the Centreport Parkway exit and was headed northbound in the southbound lanes. Just north of the exit the van struck a southbound 2007 Peterbuilt tractor trailer head-on iin the center lane.  Both drivers were transported to Mary Washington Hospital.  The driver of the van died.

The crash closed the southbound lanes and southbound traffic was detoured at the Stafford Exit located at the 140 mile marker.  All lanes of southbound I-95 were open to traffic at 7:15 am.  The crash is being investigated by Trooper K. W. Comer.



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