Chesapeake, Va. – One person is dead after a weather-related accident occurred in Chesapeake on Friday.
Police have identified the driver as 40-year-old Charles Michael Perkins from Pasquotank County.
Chesapeake Police responded to the 700 block of South Route 17 for a report of a car that ran off of the road and hit a tree.
The vehicle was going in the southbound direction when the driver lost control.
Police believe bad weather played a part in the accident.
Medics pronounced the driver deceased at the scene.
The road was closed but it has since reopened.