Single vehicle accident kills one in Courtland

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Credit: Courtland Volunteer Fire Department.

COURTLAND, Va. (WAVY) — Southampton County Sheriff deputies are investigating a fatal accident that occurred Sunday afternoon.

Officials say they were dispatched to the accident in the area of Governor Darden Road and Bloomfield Drive around 6:11 p.m. When crews arrived on scene, they saw a vehicle that ran off the roadway and hit a tree.

The occupant was pronounced deceased on scene. The roadway remained closed for over an hour. There were no other occupants inside the vehicle.

There are no other details at this time. Stay tuned to WAVY.com for updates.

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