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USS Abraham Lincoln Sailor killed in Hampton crash

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Mar 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-27 11:26:19-04

Hampton, Va. – Hampton Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in the 4600 block of Threechopt Road.

Officers received a call about the incident just before 6a.m.

When they arrived on scene they found a vehicle with one man inside.

Hampton Police say 19-year-old Ahmad K. McDaniel, an active duty Sailor assigned to the USS Abraham Lincoln, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Officials say McDaniel was traveling westbound on Threechopt Road when he lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree.

The crash is still under investigation by the Hampton Police Division’s Accident Reconstruction Team .

Sections of Threechopt Road were closed during the investigation.