Fatal Early Morning Accident

A fatal accident shut down a section of Interstate 81.

Three vehicles were involved in a wreck that killed two different drivers. State police say 29-year-old Brian Bistel of Waynesboro and 25-year-old Ervin Coyner the Second of Staunton were killed.

It happened just before 2 a.m. this morning in the southbound lanes of I-81 at mile marker 236. Investigators say alcohol and speed may have been factors.

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