The 28-year-old Louisa County, Virginia, resident is survived by his wife and their 1-year-old son, The Washington Post reported.
The fund would cover funeral costs and family living costs.
Foley was a passenger on the truck when it was hit around 11:20 a.m. at a railroad crossing in Crozet, Virginia.
By Friday morning, over $61,000 was raised by over 1,300 people. Just within the first hour of the page’s creation Thursday morning, $6,000 was raised by 126 people.