Man killed in accident near Busch Gardens

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police have confirmed that the accident on I-64 near Busch Gardens was fatal.

The accident happened on the westbound lanes of I-64 east of Rt. 199. Police saw a 2004 Toyota Camry was traveling westbound when the driver ran off the road, over corrected running off the road for a second time, striking a guardrail and then a tree. The driver died on impact.

The driver killed has been identified as 75-year-old Hans Ernest Lorenz of Williamsburg.

A detour was in place following the accident as all traffic was momentarily detoured at exit 243-A.

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