ROCKBRIDGE CO., Va. – Virginia State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash, which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred Saturday, (Oct 14) at 5:00 p.m. on Interstate 81 northbound, two miles south of Raphine Road in Rockbridge County.
A 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe was illegally parked on the right shoulder of the roadway. The driver was outside the vehicle when a 2018 Kenworth tractor-trailer struck the Tahoe. The Tahoe then struck the pedestrian.
The pedestrian, which was also the driver of the Tahoe was identified as Timothy James Korman, 71, of Midlothian, Va. Mr. Korman died at the scene.
The Virginia State Police Crash Reconstruction Team and the Motor Carrier Team assisted with the crash.
No charges are pending.
The crash remains under investigation.
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