VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A driver died after a crash Monday afternoon on Shore Drive at Fort Story in Virginia Beach.
Virginia Beach police announced just after 1:30 p.m. that they were responding to the crash and that all eastbound and westbound lanes at Fort Story were closed. The crash happened around 1 p.m.
They said the driver, identified as 32-year-old Carter Watrous, was the only person inside the car that crashed and only one vehicle was involved. Police say Watrous was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
The roadway has since reopened. Investigators believe excessive speed was a contributing factor in the crash.