Fairfax County

Tractor-Trailer Driver Killed in I-495 Crash

The cause of the crash remains under investigation

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The driver of a tractor-trailer is dead after a crash on Interstate 495, authorities said.

Police responded to a car crash in Fairfax County, at 6 a.m. on Sunday. The tractor-trailer was traveling north on I-495 when the driver ran off the road and struck a guardrail and a pole near Exit 44/Georgetown Pike, the Virginia State Police said in a statement.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as Damaree D. Sanders, 33, of Raeford, North Carolina.

The crash blocked several lanes on the interstate and caused traffic on Sunday morning.  

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.

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