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Driver Dies in Fiery Tractor-Trailer Crash in Va.


NEWINGTON, Va. (AP)- Authorities say the driver of a tractor-trailer has died after a fiery crash at Interstate 95 north and the Fairfax County Parkway.

Deputy Chief Chuck Ryan, of the Fairfax County fire department, says responders were called to the Newington area about 2:15 a.m. Wednesday and found the truck lying on its side, fully engulfed in flames. Ryan says the driver was found dead inside the cab of the trailer.

The identity of the driver has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

The northbound lanes on Interstate 95 have reopened following the accident. The exit ramp to Fairfax County Parkway northbound was closed.

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