Man killed after slamming into tree in Newport News

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Newport News, Va. – A single vehicle accident has ended in a fatality westbound of Interstate 64.

It happened around 4 a.m. at mile marker 252 in Newport News on September 9.

A 2004 Volvo S60 was going westbound on I-64 when the driver, Charles Carroll Roder III ran off the road, and hit a tree.

Roder suffered major injuries and was taken to Riverside Hospital. He later died.

He was wearing a seatbelt and alcohol did not play a factor in the crash.

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