Virginia Beach man killed in multi-vehicle crash on N. Great Neck Road

Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A multi-vehicle crash resulted in a fatality Monday night in Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach police responded to the crash around 6:45 p.m. Monday in the 1600 block of North Great Neck Road near Shorehaven Drive.

Investigators determined a Ford truck traveling northbound on N. Great Neck Road veered into oncoming traffic and struck another vehicle head-on. The impact pushed that vehicle into another one traveling southbound and police say additional vehicles were struck by debris.

The driver of the Ford truck was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

A man in the other vehicle that was hit head-on died from his injuries. Police identified him Tuesday as 58-year-old John Hefti of Virginia Beach.

The crash remains under investigation.

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Family members of John Hefti have established a scholarship fund in his name.  

The scholarship was established to recognize student-athletes who have “fostered positive team relationships, earned recognition for academic success, and worked to give back to their community through selfless acts of kindness or charitable volunteer work.”

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