Driver killed in Hopkins Road single-car crash

Press release from Chesterfield County Police Department

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The Chesterfield County Police Department has released the identity of the man who was killed in the single-vehicle crash in the 7500 block of Hopkins Road at about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.

The driver, Jose Ayala-Mejia, 32, of the 4900 block of Whetstone Road, was killed when his 1996 Chrysler van ran off the right side of Hopkins Road, struck a culvert and overturned. Ayala-Mejia was not wearing a seatbelt. He was pronounced dead at the scene.