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Woman killed in early-morning truck accident in Norfolk identified

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Posted at 6:34 AM, Oct 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-24 17:42:02-04

Norfolk, Va. – A woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident early Friday morning in the 1200 block of Hampton Boulevard in Norfolk.

Police responding to a report of a truck accident just after midnight found a truck that had gone off the road and hit a tree.

The woman was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

She has been identified as 45-year-old Amy M. Zakowski of Portsmouth.

The Norfolk Police Traffic Fatality Team is handling the investigation, which is still ongoing. Preliminary investigation revealed that speed was a factor in the accident.