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Police ID victim in fatal crash in Essex


Virginia State Police say speed is considered a factor in a fatal crash in Essex County on Monday.

The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Marcus Pitts.

The crash happened around 5:45 p.m in the 3000 block of Desha Road. Police say Pitts was driving east on Route 659 when his vehicle crossed into the opposite lane and struck a tractor-trailer hauling logs head-on. Pitts died at the scene.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the crash. No charges will be filed.

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