Driver dies after bus crashes into tree off I-64

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NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A Newport News man died Friday morning during a single-vehicle crash in New Kent County.

Around 9:30 a.m., Virginia State Police was called to the scene of a crash on the Exit 220 ramp along I-64 West, according to VSP Public Relations Director Corinne Geller.

Trooper J. R. Johnson responded and found a 15-seat passenger bus had traveled off the roadway and struck a tree. The driver and only occupant, 62-year-old Paul R. Clewis, died at the scene, Geller said.

Virginia State Police is still investigating the cause of the crash. The westbound exit ramp reopened by 1:25 p.m.

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