Names released of two killed in Roanoke County crash

Published: Oct. 5, 2020 at 6:22 AM EDT
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ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Two people were killed in a crash in Roanoke County Monday morning, according to Virginia State Police.

The crash occurred at 2:53 a.m. October 5 on the southbound side of Interstate 81 at the 131.4-mile marker.

Police say the driver of a Jeep Cherokee was headed south on Interstate 81, ran off the right side of the highway and hit several trees.

The driver, David Boileau, 35, of Simpsonville, S.C., and passenger,Jordan Harrell, 29, of Bronx, N.Y., died at the scene. Both were wearing seatbelts.

Police say speed and driver fatigue are believed to be factors in the crash, which is still under investigation.

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