34-year-old Richmond man killed in crash on I-95

Posted at 10:46 PM, Feb 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-06 14:39:15-05

RICHMOND, Va. – Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash fatal crash on Interstate 95 in the City of Richmond.

Virginia State Police said at approximately 9:33 p.m. troopers responded to the crash on southbound I-95, south of exit 75.

“The Trooper’s preliminary investigation, at present, reveals that the driver of a 2005 BMW sedan was traveling southbound Interstate 95 in the center lane just off of Interstate 64, running off road right, striking a guardrail forcing the vehicle to spin across the lanes to the left, and finally hitting a jersey wall,” said State Police Sgt. Keeli Hill.

Police later identified the driver as James Andrew Brown, age 34, of Richmond.

Brown was ejected from the vehicle on impact and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

He did not have on his seatbelt, according to police.

Speed is being considered a factor in the crash. Police said the investigation is in its earliest stages and is ongoing.

All lanes have reopened and backups are clear, according to VDOT.



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