Driver killed in single-car crash on I-264

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A driver killed in a crash on the interstate Friday night was not wearing a seatbelt at the time, according to Virginia State Police.

The crash happened on I-264 west of Victory Boulevard around 9:45 p.m.

Investigators say Jamal Al Britt, 22, of Portsmouth, was speeding down I-264 westbound when he swerved, over-corrected, ran off the road and hit a light pole. 

Britt was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he died shortly after arrival.

Police are still investigating whether alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash. 

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