VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County : Updated 3.31.21

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Verbatim press release from VSP:
Updated 3.31.21

At 9:22 a.m. on Tuesday (March 30), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on westbound I-64 near the 87.8 mile marker.
A 2001 Kenworth T800 dump truck was traveling in the center lane when one of its tires ruptured. This caused the vehicle to cross through the left lane and off the left side of the road. It struck a guard rail and an embankment before overturning.
The driver, David W. Cook, 65, of Madison, Va. died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was fully ejected from the vehicle.
The crash remains under investigation.


Shelby Crouch
Public Relations Coordinator
Virginia State Police

Original post:

“At 9:22 a.m. this morning (March 30), Virginia State Police responded to a crash on westbound I-64 near the 87.6 mile marker. There is one confirmed fatality.
This is all the information I have at this time.

Shelby Crouch
Public Relations Coordinator
Virginia State Police”

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