Police ID victim of fatal accident in Richmond’s west end

HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) – Henrico police have identified the person killed in a single-vehicle accident in Henrico County early Sunday morning.

At 3:01 a.m., police say a Toyota Camry was traveling west on Wistar Road near Walkenhut Drive when it left the roadway and struck a tree. When police and fire officials arrived, the driver, who has been identified as 50-year-old Mark K. Gachagua of the 2800 block of Hilliard Road, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A preliminary investigation determined speed as a contributing factor in the accident, although members of the Henrico Police Crash Team are still investigating.

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