Gloucester man dies after striking utility pole in overnight accident, VSP investigating

Gloucester

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) — A Gloucester man is dead after Virginia State Police say he ran off the road and into a utility pole Saturday evening.

On Saturday night, just after 11, police say a 46-year-old man was traveling west on Route 641 in a 2016 Chevrolet Trak without his seat belt on. According to officials, the man was east of Route 17 when he went off the road, struck a Dominion Power pole and died on impact.

In a release on Sunday morning, police said the family had been notified of the incident.

Police also believe speed was a factor in the incident.

Dominion Power came to the location to restore power back to customers. VDOT assisted in lane closures and rerouting traffic.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates.


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