State Police have identified the driver as Lawrence Dean, 44, of Garland, Texas.
Montgomery Co., VA – Officials say one person died Monday morning in an accident on I-81.
State police say the driver of a tractor trailer was struck by a tire that came off of a pickup truck at mile marker 130 near the Montgomery and Roanoke County line.
They say the driver of the tractor trailer was going northbound and the pickup truck was going southbound and was pulling a horse trailer.
Officials are investigating the incident.