SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A Newport News man died in an accident Wednesday on Interstate 664 north near College Drive in Suffolk.
Virginia State Police say traffic was stopped in the northbound lanes of I-664 as a wide load was escorted through the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel. A 2006 Freightliner tractor trailer was stopped in the traffic when the driver of a 2015 Ram 1500 slammed into the back of it.
The driver, 50-year-old Kenneth McGarrh, died at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
State police say alcohol was not a factor in the crash.
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