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Wythe County Tractor-Trailer Crash on Interstate 81

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A tractor-trailer crash caused a major traffic headache on Interstate 81 in Wythe County Wednesday.

State Police say the truck was driving from I-77 onto I-81 when it ran off the side of the highway, crashed through a guardrail on a curve near the interchange by Fort Chiswell, and flipped over.

The truck driver, 60-year-old Luther G. White of Lenoir, N.C., was taken to the hospital.

White has been charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain control of his vehicle.