State Police Investigate Deadly I-81 Crash in Virginia

State Police Investigate Deadly I-81 Crash in Virginia

We now know the identity of the man who died Wednesday in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate-81 near Stephens City.
FREDERICK COUNTY, Va. - We now know the identity of the man who died Wednesday in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate-81. 

The accident happened on the southbound side near mile marker 307 near Stephens City in Virginia. State Police say Bruce Allen Hatfield, 37, of Beckley, crashed his 2008 Ford pick-up truck into the back of a parked tractor trailer, driven by 52-year-old Gregory Ouslee. 

According to police, Ouslee had pulled over onto the right shoulder of the highway, and that's when Hatfield hit the back of the tractor trailer.

Hatfield was pronounced dead on the scene of the accident a short while later.  

State Police said they have charged Ouslee with making an improper stop on the highway.

Interstate-81 was shut down for several hours following the accident as police investigated and crews cleared the scene.
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