Man charged with DUI in deadly Norfolk crash

23-year-old woman killed in crash.

Thomas Walters (Photo: Norfolk City Jail)

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Police arrested Thomas Walters after they say he caused a crash on East Princess Anne Road and Sewells Point Road Sunday morning that resulted in a woman’s death.

According to police, shortly after midnight, a Mitsubishi Galant and a Dodge Caravan were stopped at a red light in the westbound lane of East Princess Anne Road. A Toyota RAV-4, traveling westbound on East Princess Anne Road, approached the intersection and failed to stop at the light. The Toyota rear-ended the Dodge Caravan, pushing it into the Mitsubishi Galant.

The driver of the Mitsubishi Galant was not injured.

All the people inside the Dodge Caravan were taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. The driver and back seat passenger were released with minor injuries. Medics took the front seat passenger to a nearby hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. She has been identified as Nancy Kelly, a 23-year-old Maryland resident.

The driver of the Toyota RAV-4, Thomas Walters, was also transported to the hospital, where he refused treatment. Walters was taken from the hospital to the Norfolk Magistrate’s Office, where he was charged with driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a blood sample. He currently remains at the Norfolk City Jail.

The investigation is ongoing.

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