NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Emergency crews responded to a fatal crash in the 12800 block of Jefferson Avenue, early Thursday morning.
According to the Newport News Police Department, a woman driving a 2007 Toyota, southbound on Jefferson Avenue, was going over the speed limit. She then lost control of her vehicle, ran off the roadway, became airborne and then struck a light pole and trees.
The woman was ejected from the vehicle. When officers arrived to the scene, the found the vehicle in a wooded area and the woman lying on the ground.
25-year-old Latecia Lache Woods was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say speed was the factor in the crash. No other vehicle were involved in the crash.