Driver identified in fatal Norfolk crash

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk police say a woman is dead after crashing into a tree early Friday morning.

According to police, the woman’s truck veered off the road and struck a tree on the 1200 block of Hampton Boulevard, near the intersection of Princess Anne Road, shortly after 12 a.m.

The woman was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. She has been identified as 45-year-old Amy M. Zakowski of Portsmouth.

The Norfolk Police Traffic Fatality Team is handling the investigation, which is still ongoing. Right now, investigators believe speed was a factor in the crash.

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