HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police are investigating a fatal crash near the Peninsula Town Center Wednesday evening.

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Police said the crash occurred just before midnight in the 1800 block of Merchant Lane.

When officers arrived at the scene of the single-vehicle crash, they found a man and a woman with life-threatening injuries. Both were transported to the hospital for treatment.

Police say the woman succumbed to her injuries a few hours later. The victim was later identified as 22-year-old Jermiyah Pryear.

A preliminary investigation of the crash revealed that the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed on Merchant Lane when lost control of the vehicle and struck a building.

The crash is still under investigation. No charges have been filed at this time.

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