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UPDATE: Driver charged with reckless driving after tractor-trailer wreck in Wythe Co.

By Web Staff, WDBJ7,
Published On: Dec 24 2013 08:34:55 AM EST
Updated On: Sep 25 2013 11:07:43 PM EDT
WYTHE CO., Va. -

Virginia State Police responded to a tractor-trailer crash in Wythe County Wednesday.

According to Sergeant Michael Conroy of Virginia State Police, the wreck involved a single tractor-trailer.

The driver, Luther White, 60, of Lenoir, North Carolina was taken to Wythe County Community Hospital by ambulance.

The truck was coming from Interstate 77 onto Interstate 81 north when the driver ran off the road to the left and went through the guardrail in a curve around mile marker 82.

White was charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain control as a result of the crash.

There is no information at this time on the status of the driver.