HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Aberdeen Road and West Pembroke Avenue in Hampton, police said.
Police responded to a call that came in around 3:41 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a pick-up truck and a dump truck that had collided. The two men in the pick-up truck were pronounced dead at the scene by Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue members.
They were identified on Thursday as 89-year-old Robert James Brooks, of Newport News, and 61-year-old Dale Andrew Blair, of Hampton.
The man driving the dump truck remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.
The Hampton Police accident reconstruction team is investigating the crash, and said the preliminary investigation found the pickup was attempting to turn left onto Aberdeen Road when it was struck by the dump truck, which was heading east.
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