One dead in York County crash

Virginia state police

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – An 18-year-old man was killed when his vehicle slammed into a tree in York County early Monday morning.

Sgt. Michelle Anaya with the Virginia State Police said the crash happened around 3 a.m. in the 300 block of Railway Road. A 1997 Honda Civic was traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed when the driver, identified as Jacob Martin of York County, lost control, over-corrected and hit a tree.

Martin, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time, was ejected, Anaya said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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