Officals: Driver killed when tree branch falls on car
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A man was killed Wednesday when a tree branch fell on his car as severe weather passed through Williamsburg, officials said.
Firefighters were called to a motor vehicle incident on Jamestown Road near the intersection of Bayberry Lane around 3:45 p.m., Williamsburg fire officials said in a statement. A Chevy Malibu was traveling northeast on Jamestown Road when a branch fell on the car, officials said. The driver, Hakeem A. Conway, 42, of Williamsburg, was pronounced dead at the scene and a passenger was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, officials said.
The National Weather Service reported high winds and lightning in the area at the time. The felled tree branch is likely weather-related, but the incident remains under investigation, officials said.