HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police confirm a fatal vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon.
Minutes before 4:30 p.m., a single-vehicle crash occurred in the first block of Shelton Road near the intersection with Oneda Drive, according to Hampton Police Division spokeswoman Corporal Mary Shackelford.
At the scene, officers found a single occupant dead inside a 1999 Dodge minivan. His identity has not, yet been released.
Investigators believe the vehicle was traveling west on Shelton Road when it left the roadway and hit a tree in the front yard of a residence.
Shelton Road has been closed to traffic between Oneda Drive and Mallory Street, due to the fatality and resulting investigation.
Stay with WAVY.com for updates on this developing story.
4:28 single vehicle crash in 1st blk shelton rd. (1) deceased male occupant. More info to come. Pio enrt
— Hampton VA Police (@HamptonVAPolice) December 23, 2014