Man killed in Chesterfield crash was ejected from pickup

Posted at 9:34 AM, Oct 25, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-27 12:14:28-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police have released the name of the driver killed in an early morning crash in Chesterfield over the weekend.

Police said the single-vehicle wreck happened just after midnight Saturday in the 3900 block of Kingsland Road.

Police identified the driver as 23-year-old Mathew R. Bergh of the 4700 block of Castlewood Road.

Officials said Bergh was headed east when his pickup drove off the road and struck a pole. The victim was thrown from the truck and died at the scene.

The investigation indicates that Bergh was not wearing a seat belt.

Police are still investigating what caused the crash.