SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say three people were killed when the pickup truck they were in crashed into the rear of a tractor trailer on and Interstate 495 ramp leading to Interstate 95.
It happened about 7 p.m. Thursday. Troopers say the tractor-trailer in the travel lane was stopped in traffic when the pickup truck hit it. All three occupants of the pickup died at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not hurt.
The driver of the pickup truck was Peter Stesney Jr, 87, of Allentown, Penn. The two passengers were Bernice Supinski, 85, of Bath, Penn., and Laura Kordelski, 51, of Allentown, Penn. All three were related and traveling to Florida to attend a relative’s funeral.
The accident is under investigation.