NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Newport News police are investigating a deadly crash on 41st Street.
Officers say it happened around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Someone called 911 after seeing the accident on 41st Street near Jefferson Avenue. Police say a silver Buick was traveling northbound on Jefferson Avenue when the driver slammed into a pole. Officers say the driver, identified as 28-year-old Edward Brown of Portsmouth, was not wearing a seat belt at the time.
Paramedics took Brown to a local hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.
The police’s crash team is still investigating what happened.