Police identify driver killed while standing on I-64

Posted at 10:40 AM, Mar 23, 2017

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- One person was killed when a car ran off eastbound Interstate 64 at the 199 mile marker -- past the Richmond International Airport in Henrico County -- and struck him.

The victim has been identified as Raymond D. Canaday, 61 of Richmond.

The crash occurred around 9:05 a.m.

“A 2013 Hyundai Azera was traveling east on Interstate 64 when it ran off the road to the right and struck a 2008 Cadillac Escalade with a trailer attached that was stopped on the emergency shoulder,” a Virginia State Police spokesperson said. “The driver of that Cadillac had gotten out of his vehicle and was standing by the trailer when he was struck by the Hyundai.”

The driver of the Cadillac, Canaday, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Hyundai, Mary N. Fox, 66, of Newport News, Virginia was transported to MCV hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident previously closed all interstate lanes in that area.

The crash is still under investigation.



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