PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A man is facing charges after a deadly vehicle crash Monday in Portsmouth.
Around 9:17 p.m., an officer on patrol alerted dispatchers to an accident in the 1900 block of Deep Creek Boulevard.
Investigators say a U-HAUL truck was traveling on Deep Creek, near Lincoln Street, when it collided with a parked utility truck. No one was inside the utility truck.
The passenger of the U-HAUL, a man, was ejected from the truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police identified him Tuesday as 25-year-old Jermaine L. Bryant, of Portsmouth.
Police said after investigating, officers determined that alcohol and speed were factors in this crash.
Twenty-six-year-old Jamie L. Bryant, also of Portsmouth, is charged with aggravated involuntary manslaughter, driving under the influence of alcohol and driving on a suspended license – third offense. He is currently being held at the Portsmouth City Jail.
Stay with WAVY.com for updates on this developing story.
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