Police investigate Virginia Beach fatal crash

Posted at 7:04 AM, Dec 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-30 18:24:42-05

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Police were investigating a fatal crash that happened late Friday night in the 2200 block of General Booth Blvd.

Investigators determined that a Dodge Dakota was attempting to turn northbound from Nimmo Parkway onto General Booth Boulevard when the vehicle struck the median, attempted to get back onto the roadway but overcorrected causing the vehicle to strike a tree.

According to officials, General Booth Blvd near Nimmo Parkway was closed for several hours during the investigation.

The victim has been identified as 70-year-old George Edmand Smith.

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