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Driver identified in fatal Courthouse Road crash, car fire

A car traveling south on Courthouse Road crossed the road, struck a tree and caught fire. (Credit: Jason Elmore, Chesterfield PD) A car traveling south on Courthouse Road crossed the road, struck a tree and caught fire. (Credit: Jason Elmore, Chesterfield PD)
CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield Police have identified the driver who died in a single-vehicle crash on Friday.

Teddie Bowen, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say while heading south in the 8700 block of Courthouse Road, Bowen's vehicle crossed the road, struck a tree and caught fire. Bowen was the only person in the vehicle.

The Medical Examiner's Office says the cause of death is "thermal and inhalational injuries."

Police continue to investigate the crash.

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