Early-morning wrecks were causing delays Tuesday morning on Interstate 66, including a bear struck near the Manassas rest area.

At 4:41 a.m. Virginia State Police responded to a report of a tractor-trailer fire at the 18 mile-marker in Fauquier County, said Virginia State Police spokesperson Sgt. Brent Coffey.

The tractor-trailer was found parked on the westbound shoulder and fully engulfed upon arrival. No one was injured in the fire. All westbound lanes remained closed at 5:45 a.m.

A bear was struck in the eastbound lanes early in the morning. No lanes were closed at 5:45 a.m., but delays remained.


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