Man killed in Newport News accident

Posted at 12:11 PM, Feb 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-24 12:11:09-05

Newport News, Va. – Newport News officials received a call just after 1:30a.m. about an accident on 41st Street and Jefferson Avenue.

It involved Edward Lee Brown, 28,  of Portsmouth who was driving north on Jefferson Avenue, where he crashed into a pole.

Brown was not wearing his seatbelt during the crash, and was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

It is unclear if alcohol played a role in this accident, but the investigation is still ongoing.