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A tractor-trailer crash left one individual dead Wednesday evening.

According to the Virginia State Police, the Smyth County crash occurred Oct. 16 at Whitetop Road and Ramplewood Road when a tractor-trailer ran off the road and overturned down an embankment.

The driver was flown by a State Police Med-Flight helicopter to Bristol Regional Medical Center. The driver died later Wednesday evening.

The vehicle was transporting a load of pumpkins.

Virginia State Police Senior Trooper R.J. Fedorchuk is investigating the crash.

Virginia State Police have not identified the driver at this time. Please check back for updates.

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