One dead and two injured after fatal crash in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Authorities are investigating a fatal crash that happened on Newport News that killed a man and injured two others.

According to Newport News Communications, authorities received a call about an accident on Jefferson Avenue.

When they got to the location, they found a white pickup truck after it struck another vehicle driven by a woman who sustained minor injuries.

The white pickup truck kept moving for a couple miles on Jefferson Avenue until it crashed into a ditch between Aberthaw Avenue and Jefferson Avenue.

The 30-year-old driver of the truck and a 39-year-old passenger, both men, were sent to a local hospital. The passenger was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police are still investigating if both the driver and passenger were under the influence of alcohol and narcotics at the time of the accident.

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