Authorities ID Sixth Victim in Fatal Van Crash in Virginia

BOWLING GREEN, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police have identified the last of six victims in a deadly van crash.

The Free-Lance Star reports ( authorities say 34-year-old Yopihua Tehuintle of Mexico was killed along with five others in Saturday’s crash on Interstate 95 in Caroline County.

Police say the van ran off the side of the road, swerved, hit a car and overturned five to six times. The victims were thrown from the van and died at the scene.

The van’s driver, Wenceslao Cruz-Marquez of Chicago, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless driving. Police say driver fatigue is being considered as a factor in the crash.

Three other victims, including a mother and her 5-year-old son, were from Mexico, and two were from Guatemala.


Information from: The Free Lance-Star,

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