1 dead from single vehicle accident on Shore Drive

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Emergency crews have responded to a fatal single vehicle accident in the 1200 block of Shore Drive, Sunday evening.

Dispatch says the emergency call came in at 7:02 p.m. Police say that an investigation found that the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.

The driver was pronounced dead shortly after arriving to a nearby hospital.

Shore Drive going west was closed from Ft. Story to First Landing State Park while crews cleaned up the accident.

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