Motorist comes across deadly crash

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) – A motorist traveling along Rt. 5 made a startling discovery early Saturday morning.

Around 6:15 a.m. police received a call from a driver who came across a vehicle that had run off the road and crashed into a tree.

Inside a man in his mid twenties was found dead.

The accident happened on New Market Rd. just east of Willis Church Rd. on the Henrico, Charles City County boarder.

Investigators say speed appears to be a major factor in the crash.

Police are withholding the identity of the deceased until next-of-kin can be notified.

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