VSP: Kingsport man killed in Glade Spring, VA crash near Interstate-81

GLADE SPRING, VA (WJHL) – Virginia state troopers say a Kingsport man was killed in a crash over the weekend in Washington County, VA.

The victim has been identified as 68-year-old Lindy C. Sutherland of Kingsport. Virginia State Police reports the two-vehicle crash happened Sunday around 9:25 a.m. at the intersection of Route 91 and the end of the ramp from Interstate 81 northbound exit 29.

VSP says Sutherland was driving a 2013 Ford Focus. He was traveling north on Interstate 81 when he took the exit 29 ramp.

VSP said the Focus did not stop for the posted stop sign at the end of the ramp

Investigators say he continued into the southbound travel lane on Route 91 and crossed the center line, striking the rear of a tractor-trailer driving north on Route 91.

Officials say Sutherland died at the scene.

The Glade Spring Fire Department told News Channel 11 there were also two dogs that were in the car that died in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation by Virginia State Police.

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