28-year-old man dies in early morning crash on I-64 in James City County

James City County

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — One man has died from the injuries he sustained in an early morning crash on I-64 in James City County.

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Virginia State Police say the incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, near mile marker 229 in the eastbound lanes of I-64. Investigators determined that 28-year-old Brandon Pearson was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his 2017 Nissan Rogue.

He then ran off the road and struck a tree.

Pearson was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash, however, he died on the scene from injuries sustained in the crash, according to police.

A vigil will be held on October 31 at 7 p.m. on the steps of Webb University Center at Old Dominion University.

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