Driver killed after striking tree along I-95 identified

Virginia State Police (FILE)
Virginia State Police (FILE)(WVIR)
Published: Dec. 17, 2021 at 9:38 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 20, 2021 at 10:54 AM EST
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COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia State Police said a Blackstone was killed after striking a tree along Interstate 95 on Friday.

Police were called to the single-vehicle crash in Colonial Heights just after 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 17.

Investigators say William Borum, Jr., 45, was heading south on the interstate near mile marker 54 when he ran off the right side and hit a tree.

Borum was taken to Southside Regional Medical Center where he died.

Police say the driver was not wearing a seatbelt when he crashed.

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