New Kent County teen killed in Tunstall Road crash

Posted at 12:22 PM, Sep 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-13 17:11:16-04

NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. — State Police have identified the person killed early this morning in a single vehicle crash as 16-year-old Joshua Perry of New Kent County.

Perry was driving north on Tunstall Road near Old Church Road around 1 a.m. Sunday.  His Ford Fiesta ran off the road, hit an embankment and went airborne for about 30 yards before striking a tree. The car then spun sideways, struck a second tree and overturned, according to Virginia State Police Sgt. Stephen Vick.

It’s unknown if Perry was wearing a seat belt. Police say speed is being considered a factor in the crash.

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