A Buena Vista man died in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 81 South on Thursday morning in Botetourt County.

The accident happened around 4:20 a.m. at mile marker 152, which is near the Route 220 exit.  Kenneth Decker, 68, died in the accident.

According to Virginia State Police, Decker was driving a 2014 Chevy Express cargo van when it ran off the left side of the road and hit an embankment. He was wearing a seat belt.

Decker was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.