1 dead, 1 injured in wreck on I-664 in Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – A Suffolk County man was killed and another person was injured Monday in a crash on northbound Interstate 664 in Hampton, state police said.

Around 5:15 p.m., Virginia State Police were dispatched to a one-vehicle crash on northbound I-664 south of Power Station Parkway in Hampton.

State police said the driver of a 2007 Lexus E350 sedan, Joseph L. Locklear Jr., was northbound on I-664 when he lost control of the vehicle, drove off the road into a construction barrel, went off the road and struck several trees , before stopping in a ditch.

The front seat passenger, Alvin Lamar Emanuel Banks, 38, of Suffolk, died on impact, state police said. Banks was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, police said.

Locklear suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Riverside Regional Medical Center, state police said.

The crash remains under investigation and the Commonwealth’s Attorney will be consulted about charges, state police said.

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