Joseph Daniel McDowell Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident on I-81 in Roanoke, VA

February 6, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Joseph Daniel McDowell
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Roanoke County Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's vehicle lost control and went off the roadway, hit a guardrail and went down an embankment

What Happened

Roanoke Police are investigating a crash that killed a man on I-81 in Roanoke, VA on February 6th, 2019. 53-year-old Joseph Daniel McDowell was killed when his vehicle lost control, hit a guardrail and went down an embankment. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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