1 dead after vehicle, tractor trailer collide in Fairfax County

Police say one person is dead after a vehicle and a tractor trailer collided in Fairfax County.

Officers say the crash happened just before 2 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 66 prior to Route 29 in the Centreville area.

Officials believe the passenger vehicle caught fire after it rear-ended the tractor trailer. Motorists can expect delays in the area throughout the morning.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.