Driver killed after hitting tree in Suffolk

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – One person was killed in a crash in Suffolk Sunday night. Diana Klink with the City of Suffolk said the accident happened around 8:30 p.m. on Hosier Road.

Klink said the vehicle went off the road and hit a tree. The driver, who was the only person in the car, was pinned and had to be extricated from the vehicle.

The victim, 43-year-old Jeffrey Fenton Pope of Suffolk, was pronounced dead a short time later.

The street was blocked in the area of the 1700 block of Hosier Road as police continued to investigate the crash.

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