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UPDATE: Man killed in car crash near I-81 named

Staff Report • Updated Jun 4, 2018 at 5:02 PM

BRISTOL —The man killed in a car crash on Walnut Hill Road near Interstate 81 has been identified as Justin Chandler Moore, 21, of Saltville, Virginia.

In a release Sunday, the Bristol Police Department said officers responded to an accident with injuries on Walnut Hill Road about 3 a.m. Sunday, where a silver Ford Mustang had left I-81 and crashed into an embankment.

The occupant — identified as Moore — died at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Bristol Police Officer Adam Dye at 423-989-5500.

Previously reported:

BRISTOL — A car crash near Interstate 81 left one person dead early Sunday morning, according to a press release from the Bristol Police Department.

According to the release, officers responded to an accident with injuries at Walnut Hill Road in the Interstate 81 area about 3 a.m.

Police said there was only one car involved in the accident — a silver Ford Mustang that left I-81 and struck an embankment. According to the release, the occupant died at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Officer Adam Dye at 423-989-5500.

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