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Man dies after crashing vehicle into pole in Newport News

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Posted at 8:50 AM, Jun 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-13 08:50:48-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police are investigating a fatal vehicle crash that happened early Saturday morning.

Around 3:15 a.m., Newport News Communications received a call about a red vehicle that had struck a pole at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Main Street.

The power pole/line was still active with electricity when officials got there.

Once the power was shut off, officers approached and an adult male was located inside, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Newport News Police Department Crash Team Unit is investigating this accident.

Traffic in the area of Jefferson Avenue and Main Street will be affected due to the accident investigation.