Police investigate fatal crash on W Military Highway in Chesapeake

Posted at 8:53 PM, Nov 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-08 10:49:55-05

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Chesapeake Police are investigating a fatal car crash that took place at the intersection of West Military Highway and Snowden Street.

On November 6, around 7:01 p.m., officers responded to a crash with injuries at the intersection. When officers arrived on the scene they learned that a tractor-trailer was crossing from Snowden Street across West Military Highway when a pickup truck ran into the side of the tractor-trailer.

The driver of the pickup truck died at the scene from their injuries sustained. Police have since identified the victim as 78-year-old Pyong Lee.

West Military Highway has officially reopened. The crash is currently under investigation.

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