Man dies after rear-ending street sweeper in Norfolk

Posted at 10:01 AM, Dec 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-14 11:54:21-05

NORFOLK, Va. – A 38-year-old man was killed in a crash involving a street sweeper on Wednesday night in Norfolk.

The victim was driving a Honda Accord southbound on Tidewater Drive when he rear-ended the street sweeper near the intersection of Philpotts Road.

The victim was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital but died shortly after arrival. He has been identified as 38-year-old Shemar R. Copeland of Portsmouth.

The driver of the street sweeper was not injured. No other vehicles were involved.