Police identify victim of deadly accident at Lee Hall

Fatal accident

Newport News, Va. – Virginia State Police have identified the victim of a fatal accident on Interstate 64 at Lee Hall Avenue. 

Police say 27-year-old Jar Rasmichael Morse was traveling west on I-64 when he was struck by a tractor trailer. 

Virginia State Police charged a 19-year-old woman with reckless driving after she ran off road and struck a guardrail. She left her car to try to flag someone for assistance, but the tractor trailer wasn’t able to avoid the accident and lost control and slamming into a Buick. 

Morse was in the Buick when it caught fire along with the tractor trailer. He died on scene and the medical examiner had to identify him through dental records. 

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