VSP: Timberville man dead after Rockingham County crash

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Published: Dec. 8, 2022 at 7:26 PM EST
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ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - Virginia State Police is investigating a crash on Monday that left one man dead and another man hurt.

In a press release, VSP said the two-vehicle crash happened around 1:45 p.m. on Interstate 81 southbound near mile marker 250.

VSP said a Ford Mustang was speeding on the interstate and tried to pass the traffic on the right shoulder. It then rear-ended a tractor-trailer that was stopped on the shoulder.

They identified the Mustang driver as 19-year-old Christian Pence Campos of Timberville. He died at the scene.

They said the passenger was transported to Sentara RMH Medical Center with minor injuries.

VSP said the tractor-trailer driver, Adriel Ciceron Ciceron of Florida was not injured. He was charged with “improperly stopping on the highway” and “failure to activate hazard lights”.