Deadly crash on I-664 North

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on April 3, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Updated Thursday, Apr 3 at 5:32 PM

UPDATE 4/3:  Police have identified the victim as 55-year-old Darla A. Alexander of Chesapeake.   

Police say speed was a contributing factor in the crash.  It is unknown if alcohol was a factor. 
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SUFFOLK -- A woman was killed in a crash on I-664 North near the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel Thursday.  

She drove her Toyota into the back of a tractor-trailer that was stopped in front of the inspection station due to a wide load crossing at the Monitor-Merrimack Bridge-Tunnel, said Va. State Police spokeswoman Sgt. Michelle Anaya.

The woman died at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured. 

Drivers headed to the Peninsula are being detoured onto College Drive, down to Route 17 and across the James River Bridge.

The northbound lanes reopened around 2 p.m.

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