One Dead Following Beltway Accident

State Troopers in Virginia are still investigating a deadly accident on the outer loop of the beltway this morning.

According to reports the 18 wheeler left the right side of the roadway at I- 495 and I-66 and slammed into a concrete barrier at a high rate of speed. Upon impact, the truck burst into flames. The outer loop that has since been reopened, was closed for hours this morning.

An autopsy will be performed on the driver. Police have not released the name of the victim or the cause of the accident.

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