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Man killed in Route 288 crash in Chesterfield

Posted at 5:12 PM, May 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-18 18:20:37-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Chesterfield Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash Monday afternoon.

Virginia State Police responded to the crash at southbound Route 288 at Hull Street at 2:57 p.m.

“The preliminary investigation reveals a 1999 Ford Expedition driven by a 60-year-old male was traveling southbound Route 288 when he lost control, running off road left, hitting an embankment, and overturning,” said a state police spokesperson.

The driver, whose name has not been identified, was partially ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was not wearing a seat belt, according to police.

Police say a medical emergency is being considered a possible factor into the crash, which remains under investigation.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.