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18-year-old killed in early morning Accomack County crash

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Posted at 11:16 AM, Dec 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-06 11:16:41-05

ACCOMACK Co., Va. - An 18-year-old man was killed in a crash in Bloxom early Sunday morning, the Virginia State Police said.

According to police, the crash was reported at 4:06 a.m., and officers responded to Guards Shore Road between Ridge Road and Winterville Road. When they arrived, they learned that the driver, Shawn M. Turner, was traveling west on Guards Shore when he ran off the roadway and struck a tree.

Police said Turner was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash and was partially ejected from the vehicle. Turner died on impact.

Speed was a contributing factor in the crash, and police are still investigating.