Man dies in crash

Published 10:26 am Friday, June 5, 2020

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A Portsmouth man died in a crash Thursday evening.

Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the single-vehicle accident at the Route 164 off-ramp west at Bridge Road after it was reported at 8:08 p.m., according to a city press release.

The driver was identified as Timothy Fields, 63, of Portsmouth. He was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

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Preliminary investigation found the vehicle ran off the roadway, struck a guardrail and rolled over, the press release stated.

The roadway was closed for several hours during the investigation, and traffic was diverted to I-664. The accident remains under investigation.