Two die in two-vehicle crash on Rt. 58 in Suffolk

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Two people have died after a two-vehicle accident on Route 58 West in Suffolk on Friday.

Investigators say Robert E. Mitchell and his wife, Jean, were in a car when it collided with a tractor trailer.  Jean Mitchell died of her injuries at the hospital.  Robert Mitchell was in the hospital in serious condition and later died from his injuries.

The crash happened around 5:53 p.m. on 58 just before the Wilroy Road exit.  A vehicle and a tractor-trailer were involved in the accident, police say. Fire crews had to cut the driver and passenger out of the vehicle.  One person was airlifted by Nightingale to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.  The driver of the tractor trailer is expected to be okay.

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