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Pickup driver killed in Chesterfield crash

Posted at 8:41 PM, Jan 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-26 23:54:02-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Authorities are investigating after the driver of a pickup truck was killed in a crash in Chesterfield County Sunday evening.

Lt. Russell Granderson with Chesterfield Police said the wreck happened in the 5700 block of Claypoint Road around 6:30 p.m.

"A pick-up truck was travelling North bound on Claypoint Road, when the adult male driver lost control of his vehicle," Granderson said.

Officials said the driver, who was the only person in the truck, was transported to an area hospital where he died of his injuries.

The driver's name has not yet been released.

The wreck closed a stretch of Claypoint Road Sunday evening.

Police said their investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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