Toms Brook man killed in Interstate 81 crash

A Toms Brook man was killed Thursday on Interstate 81 when the car he was driving struck the rear of a tractor trailer.

According to Virginia State Police Sgt. F.L. Tyler, Peter Anthony Del’Aguila, 30, was traveling northbound at 8:45 p.m. Thursday on I-81 near the 296-mile marker in Strasburg when his 2003 Toyota Camry struck the rear of a 2006 Peterbilt tractor trailer. The tractor trailer was traveling in the left lane and had slowed down in anticipation of upcoming roadwork.

Delaguila died at the scene. The driver of the tractor trailer, who was not identified, was not injured, Tyler said.

The crash was investigated by Trooper C.S. Cline and the Virginia State Police Crash Reconstruction Team.

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