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Driver dead after running car off-road, hitting a tree

Posted at 4:08 PM, Aug 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-02 13:58:13-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A driver is dead after a crash that happened in Chesterfield County on Monday afternoon.

Police said the crash happened in the 1200 block of Boulders Parkway around 2:35 p.m. on Monday.

A Honda CRV was traveling on Boulders Parkway when the car went off the road and hit a tree. The driver, who was the car's only occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was later identified as 54-year-old David H. Putnam.

Boulders Parkway was closed between Jahnke Road and Boulder View Driver for approximately the next two hours.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.

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