Rockbridge County, VA – Fatal Collision on I-81 North Near Raphine Road Claims Life of 71-Year-Old Midlothian Man
Rockbridge County, VA (October 16, 2023) – Tragedy struck on Saturday, October 14th, as a two-vehicle collision on I-81 North, approximately two miles south of Raphine Road, claimed the life of a 71-year-old man from Midlothian prompting the response of the Virginia State Police.
The incident occurred when, the victim, identified as 71-year-old Timothy James Korman, was outside his 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, which was parked on the right shoulder of the roadway.
A 2018 Kenworth tractor-trailer struck the Tahoe, setting off a devastating chain of events that led to Korman’s tragic demise at the scene. Virginia State Police reported that Korman died as a result of the collision.
The Virginia State Police Crash Reconstruction Team are investigating the circumstances surrounding this accident.
Our hearts go out to the friends and family affected by this heartbreaking incident.