Icy Road Causes Fatal Crash in Orange Co.

January 10th, 2014:

Police around Central Virginia are dealing with numerous accidents, as freezing rain has turned some roads extremely slick.

In Orange County, police say Lawrence Shifflett, 67, of Barboursville died after crashing into a tractor trailer.

Investigators say Shifflett lost control of his pickup truck due to ice on the road. The truck crossed the center line and hit a tractor trailer head-on. Shifflett was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are urging drivers to delay travel if possible until road conditions clear.

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