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A 25-year-old Manassas man died Wednesday evening after the truck he was driving ran off the road and struck several trees in Fauquier County, according to state police.

Tyler J. Dupuy, 25, of Manassas, was traveling south on Va. 882, also known as Turkey Run Road, at about 6:42 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, when his 2014 Freight MT45 box truck ran off the right side of the road, struck an embankment and hit several trees, according to Sgt. Brent Coffey, a spokesman for the Virginia State Police.

The truck continued across the left side of the roadway and struck another embankment before stopping, Coffey said in a news release. 

Dupuy died at the scene from his injuries.  He was wearing his seat belt, Coffey said.

The accident occurred about one-tenth of a mile north of Va. 880, also known as Lord Fairfax Road. The crash remains under investigation by Virginia State Police Trooper J. Palmer, Coffey said.


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