Man identified after fatal crash on N. Great Neck Road

Posted at 9:24 PM, Oct 04, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - An arrest has been made in relation to a fatal crash on North Great Neck Road.

Ronald W. Dozier, was arrested for one count of Involuntary Manslaughter for his involvement in the crash. Dozier is currently being held at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center on a no-bond status.

Police responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle fatal crash Monday night.

The crash happened on North Great Neck Road at Shorehaven Dr.

Investigators said a Ford Truck was traveling northbound in the 1600 block of N. Great Neck Road when it veered into oncoming southbound traffic. The victim's vehicle was struck head-on, which pushed it into the path of another vehicle traveling southbound.

Additional vehicles were struck by debris from the crash and police said the driver of the Ford Truck was pinned in the vehicle and extricated by VBFD. The driver was then transported to a local hospital by EMS for treatment of serious injuries.

The victim has been identified as 58-year-old John Hefti.

The 1600 block of N. Great Neck Rd. was shut down for a few hours Monday night.