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Alcohol suspected as factor in fatal James City County crash

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Posted at 11:51 AM, Nov 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-16 11:51:36-05

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police believe that alcohol may have been a factor in a deadly crash that happened on Airport Road.

Police were called to investigate a single vehicle crash just after 1 a.m. Wednesday.

According to police, a Ford Taurus was travelling eastbound on Airport Road when it ran off the road and struck a tree.

The driver, 33-year-old Tuck Burnette of Williamsburg, died.

Police say Burnette was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.