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Troopers ID U-Haul truck driver killed in I-95 wreck

Medical emergency being investigated as contributing factor, state police say
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Posted at 4:30 PM, Aug 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-29 16:34:54-04

CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. -- Authorities have released the name of a driver killed after a of a U-Haul truck ran off Interstate 95 in Caroline County early Saturday morning.

Troopers were called to the wreck on I-95 north about a mile from the Ladysmith exit at 3:25 a.m., according to Sgt. Dylan Davenport with Virginia State Police.

Officials said the preliminary investigation shows the truck ran off the interstate before hitting a group of trees.

The driver, 58-year-old Darin W. Colhouer of Chantilly, succumbed to his injuries at the scene, Davenport said.

A passenger was taken to an area hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, officials said.

Both men were both wearing their seat belts, according to troopers, who said no other vehicles were involved in the wreck.

"A medical emergency is being investigated as a possible contributing factor to the cause of the crash," Davenport said.

Officials said their investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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