At approximately 10:55 a.m., Virginia State Police was called to a two vehicle accident on northbound Interstate 664, north of College Drive, in front of the inspection station in Suffolk.
A 2013 Toyota drove into the rear of a 2010 Kenworth tractor trailer that was stopped due to a wide load crossing the Monitor Merrimac Bridge tunnel, according to the preliminary investigation. The driver of the Toyota, Darla A. Alexander, has died as a result of her injuries.
The driver of the tractor trailer, John Chase, Jr., was not injured.
I-664 was reopened to traffic just before 2:00 p.m.
Police say speed was a contributing factor in the crash. It is unknown at this time if alcohol was also a factor.
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