Fatal crash confirmed in Isle of Wight County

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – Troopers are investigating a fatal crash along a well-traveled road in Isle of Wight County Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around the 30000 block of Walters Highway, also known as Route 258, in the Carrsville area of the county. Sgt. Michelle Anaya with Virginia State Police said the crash, involving one vehicle and a single occupant, occurred around 9:45 a.m.

Cody Allan Brizzell, an 18 year old from Capron, Va., was traveling south in a 1995 Jeep Charokee when he lost control, ran off the road and struck a tree.

Brizzell died from injuries received during the crash, Anaya said.

Deputies in Isle of Wight County blocked one lane of traffic on Walters Highway, allowing motorists to alternate around the crash scene.

Anaya said it is unknown what caused Brizzell to lose control and drive off the road, but the investigation is ongoing. Stay with WAVY.com for updates as they become available.

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