Virginia Beach police investigating deadly overnight crash

WAVY/LaVoy Harrell

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach police say a man died in an overnight crash early Wednesday morning.

The single-vehicle accident happened just after 3:00 a.m. on Virginia Beach Boulevard, near Rosemont Road.

Investigators say the car was going eastbound on the Boulevard when it ran off the road and slammed into a pole. Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Detectives say speed was a contributing factor in the crash.

The department’s Fatal Crash Team is investigating how the accident happened.