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One confirmed dead after tractor-trailer hits disabled vehicle on I-81 near Exit 19

One confirmed dead after tractor-trailer hits disabled vehicle on I-81 near Exit 19

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ABINGDON, Va. — At least one person was killed when a disabled vehicle near Exit 19 on Interstate 81 in Abingdon was struck by a tractor-trailer early Monday, according to the Virginia State Police.

The VSP responded to the crash at 1:18 a.m. A tractor-trailer traveling in the left lane on the northbound side struck a disabled vehicle on the left side of the road and partially in the left lane, according to a news release.

There was one confirmed fatality, the release states. No names had been released late Monday.

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