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Posted on: October 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Police Respond to Fatal Traffic Crash

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On Oct. 6, 2022, at approximately 6:48 a.m., James City County Police and Fire Departments responded to a crash involving a 1998 Buick and a 2015 Toyota on Richmond Road. The 1998 Buick was turning left from Bush Springs Road onto westbound Richmond Road when the collision occurred with a vehicle traveling eastbound on Richmond Road. 

The driver of the 1998 Buick, Gerry Lewis (69-year-old of James City County), was transported to a local hospital and succumbed to injuries at 7:33 a.m. 

The driver of the 2015 Toyota was uninjured. 

The eastbound lanes of Richmond Road were closed for approximately two hours while the investigation took place; the crash remains under investigation. 

Media Contact: 
Tony Dallman, Assistant Police Chief

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