VSP identifies driver killed in I-95 crash in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash on I-95 in downtown Richmond Monday night.

The wreck occurred at around 9:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-95, just south of I-64 (Exit 75).

Virginia State Police say the driver of a 2005 BMW sedan was traveling southbound in the center lane when they ran off the road to the right and struck a guardrail, forcing the vehicle to then spin across the lanes to the left before hitting a jersey wall.

The driver, later identified as 34-year-old James Andrew Brown, of Richmond, was not wearing his seatbelt and ejected from the vehicle on impact. The driver succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Speed is being considered a factor in the crash.

Several southbound lanes are closed at this time, according to VDOT.

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