CHESAPEAKE -- An SUVgoing the wrong way slammed into an oncoming car, killing both drivers, Chesapeake police said.
It happened around 8:00 p.m. Tuesday in the 2300 block of Moses Grandy Trail.
Police say Dennis Shea, 64, was headed east in the westbound lanes and struck Jazmine Foreman's car.
Friends of Foreman told 13News the 18-year-old was a member of the varsity softball team at Grassfield High School.
They are planning a candlelight service of remembrance in the parking lot of the school at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Shea lived on River Oaks Drive in Chesapeake; Foreman lived on San Roman Drive in Chesapeake.
Shea's daughter, Jessica, says she's devastated.
'My prayers are with the family of the teen. I'm so sorry,' she said Wednesday afternoon.
Ms. Shea says her father had been emotional for several days because his 89-year-old mother is dying of cancer.
She said his behavior worsened Tuesday and that she twice called 9-1-1, a crisis hotline and the magistrate.
Police arrived at their home and Shea cussed at the officer and drove away, Jessica recounted.
Hours later, she got the horrible news.
'This could have been prevented. Why wouldn't anyone listen to me? ' she said through her tears.
Chesapeake police say that Ms. Shea did call in reference to her father and though his behavior was considered odd, there was no reason for police to detain him and no criminal acts had occurred. At the time, Mr. Shea was not deemed a risk to himself or others.
Jessica said she'll remember her father as a great person who always wanting to help others. She added that he served in the Vietnam War and had recently retired from his job as a mechanic. The investigation into the crash continues.
The area was closed to traffic and reopened around 1:00 a.m. Wednesday, police stated.