Teenager dead after pickup truck crashes, catches fire in Suffolk

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A teenager has been identified as the victim of a deadly Monday morning accident.

Police say that 17-year-old Drew Alexander Miller was killed after crashing a pickup truck into an empty tractor-trailer container in Suffolk.

Emergency responders were called out to the crash scene on Northgate Commerce Parkway around 8:30 a.m.

Gallery: Fatal truck crash in Suffolk

It was reported that a pickup collided with a parked, empty tractor-trailer container before catching fire. Crews were able to extinguish the fire quickly after arriving on scene.

Miller was pronounced dead at the scene.

Images from the scene showed police blocking off the parkway, with a charred container on the side of the road. They also appeared to show a burned frame of a pickup truck.

The crash remains under investigation.

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