NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Authorities are investigating two separate fatal crashes in the same area of Interstate 64 in Newport News.
Virginia State Police said in a news release the two crashes happened within two an hour time-frame late Thursday night.
State police said troopers were called to investigate a crash involving a single vehicle in the westbound lanes of I-64, east of Jefferson Avenue, just after 10 p.m.
As troopers were investigating the first crash, a call was received around 11:50 p.m. regarding a single-vehicle crash in the same location.
A 10 On Your Side photojournalist saw crews take what appeared to be a body covered in a sheet out of a body of water near the road. Investigators were also seen removing a car from the water around 3:30 a.m.
State police said troopers are working to make notification to family members.