Man dies in crash on W. Mercury Blvd. in Hampton


Hampton police respond to a fatal crash on W. Mercury Blvd. on March 2, 2021.

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A 41-year-old man died in a crash on West Mercury Blvd. in Hampton on Tuesday morning.

Police say it happened in the 200 block of W. Mercury, near the convergence with LaSalle Avenue, just before 8 a.m. It was a single-vehicle crash and no other vehicles were struck.

Police say the preliminary investigation shows Deon Laws’ vehicle was heading east on West Mercury when he may have suffered a medical episode. He lost control of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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