Man killed after slamming into tree in Newport News

Posted at 7:27 AM, Sep 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-09 17:02:39-04

Newport News, Va. – A single vehicle accident has ended in a fatality westbound of Interstate 64.

It happened around 4 a.m. at mile marker 252 in Newport News on September 9.

A 2004 Volvo S60 was going westbound on I-64 when the driver, Charles Carroll Roder III ran off the road, and hit a tree.

Roder suffered major injuries and was taken to Riverside Hospital. He later died.

He was wearing a seatbelt and alcohol did not play a factor in the crash.