One dead after vehicle accident in Suffolk


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating a fatal accident on Route 58 westbound at the intersection of the Franklin Bypass and South Quay Road early Tuesday.

Police identified the victim in the crash as 31-year-old Shonta Clark of Capron, Va.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation at this time

The affected portion of roadway reopened at approximately 7:50 a.m.

Emergency communications received the call just after 12:40 a.m. for an accident involving one vehicle.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle left the roadway, then hit a street sign and several trees. The driver, who was also the only occupant, was pronounced deceased on scene.

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