Single-vehicle crash kills teen driver in Chesterfield County

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred late Wednesday night.

Authorities say the crash happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 21500 block of Hull Street Road in Chesterfield County.

A 2002 Volkswagen Passat was traveling west on Hull Street Road when it left the road and struck a tree, police say. The driver, later identified as Hunter S. Ward, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police continue their investigation into this crash; however, at this point, it does not appear that speed or alcohol is a factor in this crash. 

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