Petersburg couple die in overnight accident

RICHOMOND, VA (WWBT) – State Police continue to investigate a deadly overnight accident that killed a Petersburg couple.

It happened around 2:00 Sunday morning in the southbound lanes of I-95 just north of Bells Rd.

Police say 38-year-old Frances A. Prince lost control of her vehicle and ran into the jersey wall, causing the vehicle to overturn.

Police say Prince was partially ejected from the vehicle and was found dead at the scene.

Also in the car was 29-year-old Cleonn C. Davis.

Police say he too was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Several witnesses claim two vehicles were seen racing in the area prior to the accident, but police say there is no evidence to suggest those vehicles had anything to do with the crash.

Anyone with information that could help investigators is urged to call State Police at 804-553-3445.

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