34-year-old man dies following single-vehicle crash on Blackwater Rd in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash Tuesday night.

Dispatchers said the call reporting the crash came in just before 8:30 p.m. Police said the crash was in the 5800 block of Blackwater Road.

A preliminary investigation of the crash revealed that the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, 34-year-old Jason Patrick Mallon, was traveling south on Blackwater Road at a high rate of speed before the crash.

Police say Mallon lost control while traveling through a curve causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and overturn several times before ending up in a field.

Mallon was ejected and located near the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police did not release additional information.

Correction: Police initially said the crash happened on Princess Anne Road. The correct location is on Blackwater Road.

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