Suspected drunk driver kills tow truck driver on I-64 shoulder in Newport News, VA
Andy Starmer, who would be turning 37 this week, was struck and killed by William Charles Burns Sunday night on the shoulder of I-64 in Newport News. Starmer was working on a disabled vehicle when a 2005 Mitsubishi ran into him. The Superior Towing tow truck lights were flashing at the time of the accident.
Andy Starmer was pronounced dead at the scene on around 8:30 p.m. Sunday.
Sgt. Michelle Cotten, a spokeswoman for state police, said alcohol was a factor in the accident.
It has not yet determined how fast Burns was driving or whether speed was a factor in the crash.