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Man dies after fiery crash in Newport News

Generic: Newport News Police
Posted at 12:07 PM, Mar 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-13 13:03:33-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A man is dead after a fiery crash in Newport News Sunday morning.

According to the Newport News Police Department, officers were called to the area of Hornsby Lane and Delegate Boulevard at about 10:47 a.m. in reference to a single-vehicle crash.

When officers arrived, they found a vehicle on fire. The victim, the vehicle's sole occupant, was declared dead at the scene.

Police said the vehicle crashed into a sound barrier and caught fire.

Hornsby Lane was closed while the NNPD Crash Team investigated and has since reopened.

This is a developing story.