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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