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One person killed in Hwy. 23 tractor trailer, mowing tractor crash

August 10th, 2011 2:19 pm by Staff Report

DUFFIELD, Va. — Authorities have confirmed one person is dead after a collision between a tractor trailer rig and a tractor with a mower attached on State Route 23 near Duffield.

Scott County Sheriff John Puckett and Virginia State Police have confirmed one person was killed in the crash. The identity of the deceased has not been released, pending notifications of next of kin.

The wreck happened in the righthand northbound lane near mile marker 14.3, near the Speers Ferry community, early Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. After the crash, both vehicles came to rest outside the guardrail.

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