One person is dead following a two vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in Washington County, Virginia Friday morning.

Virginia State Police say that 53-year-old David Trivett of Damascus died after his pickup truck was hit from behind.

It happened just before 2:30 Friday morning near mile marker 33.

Police say Trivett went over a guardrail and down an embankment.

State police did not release the name of the driver of the car and they tell us the crash is still under investigation.