- Associated Press - Thursday, November 26, 2015

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say a pickup truck driver was killed in a collision with a tractor trailer near Leesburg.

It happened about 1 a.m. Wednesday on Route 15 near Selma Lane, troopers said in a news release. Police say 21-year-old Kristopher Lewis of Fort Stewart, Georgia, was driving a pickup truck north when it crossed into the southbound lanes.

Authorities say a tractor trailer traveling south swerved to avoid the pickup truck, but the two vehicles collided.

Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene. The tractor trailer driver was not hurt.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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