Man dies after striking utility pole in Newport News

Posted at 10:59 PM, Apr 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-19 10:22:23-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that took place Saturday evening.

Police say around 7:29 p.m., they responded to a single-vehicle crash on Jefferson Avenue near Meadow Creek Drive.

When officers arrived they found a sedan that ran off roadway and crashed into a utility pole. The drive, a 29-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was later identified by police as David Edward Jastrezenski II.

No further information is available at this time. Police say the investigation remains ongoing.