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Man killed in Christmas Eve crash

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Posted at 3:39 PM, Dec 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-24 15:39:38-05

POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. -- A Powhatan man was killed Thursday morning in a Christmas Eve crash.

Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 2000 block of Red Lane Road at about 7:12 a.m.

"A 1994 GMC Jimmy was traveling south on Red Lane Road. The driver, Kevin Mitchell, 59, of Powhatan Virginia, drove off the right side of the road and struck a tree," a Virginia State Police spokesperson wrote in an email. "Mitchell, who was not wearing a seatbelt, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. Mitchell was alone in the vehicle."

An investigation into the crash remained ongoing.