State police: Man dies in crash at I-664 on-ramp in Chesapeake

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A man was killed Tuesday afternoon in a crash at an on-ramp to Interstate 664 in Chesapeake.

Sgt. Michelle Anaya with Virginia State Police said that the crash happened around 4:30 p.m. at eastbound Route 58 and I-664.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2015 Audi Q05, was traveling eastbound on Route 58 getting onto the ramp to northbound 664, ran off the road, down the embankment and struck a tree.

Anaya said 65-year-old Joseph Craig Merrell, of Suffolk, was pronounced dead at the scene.

It’s unclear what caused the crash, but troopers are still investigating.

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