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Driver killed in crash on I-64 in Henrico

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Posted at 4:26 PM, Jun 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-01 21:57:45-04

HENRICO, Va. (WTVR) — Virginia State Police responded to the scene of a single vehicle crash on the westbound side of Interstate 64 near the Glenside exit around 12:17 p.m. Saturday.

According to State Police the crash occurred after the left rear tire blew on a Jeep Cherokee causing the driver to lose control. The vehicle ran off the right side of the road and hit a sign.

Police say the driver, identified as 69-year-old Yvonne C. Cook, was wearing her safety belt and died at the scene.

The right lane was closed for approximately 70 minutes to allow for the on-going state police investigation.

Stay with WTVR.com for updates on this developing story.