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Head-on collision kills two in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. — Police are investigating a head-on crash that killed two people early Wednesday morning.

Police say the crash occurred shortly after 1 a.m. in the 2900 block of E. Little Creek Road near Nancy Drive.

The preliminary information has revealed that a silver Chrysler 200 was driving in the wrong direction and struck a black Hyundai Sonata head-on.

The driver of the Chrysler, 39-year-old Hafeeza T. Sawyer, was pronounced dead at the scene. The man driving the Hyundai, 26-year-old Johnathan D. Jones, was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he died, according to a release.

Police say the drivers were the only occupants in the vehicles, and no other cars were involved.