Virginia State Police investigate fatal car crash in Portsmouth

Posted at 9:41 AM, Jul 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-01 12:49:30-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Virginia State Police are investigating after a person died in a single car crash early Friday morning

At approximately 1:47 a.m. State Police were called to investigate a single vehicle crash on Interstate 264 at Greenwood Drive, in the city of Portsmouth.

Preliminary investigations revealed that a Kia Soul was traveling westbound on I-264, when the driver and sole occupant, ran off the roadway into the tree line. Upon crashing into the tree line, the vehicle overturned and became fully engulfed in flames.

The driver was identified to be 32-year-old Britny Dezaray Barker of Ruther Glen Muse, Virginia Beach, Virginia.